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As migrants languish in border facilities, US Congress struggles to finalise emergency aid

Updated : 2019-06-27 14:26:48

The US Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along the US-Mexico border.

Migrants from Central America cross the Rio Bravo river to enter illegally into the United States to turn themselves in to request asylum in El Paso, Texas, US as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/Files
Migrants from Central America cross the Rio Bravo river to enter illegally into the United States to turn themselves in to request asylum in El Paso, Texas, US as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/Files
The US Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along the US-Mexico border. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/Files
The US Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along the US-Mexico border. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/Files
Trump has made cracking down on immigration a centrepiece of his administration but officials are saying they will run out of money for border agencies soon. REUTERS/Carlos Sanchez Colunga
Trump has made cracking down on immigration a centrepiece of his administration but officials are saying they will run out of money for border agencies soon. REUTERS/Carlos Sanchez Colunga
Migrants move away from members of the Mexican National Guard before crossing illegally into Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Sanchez Colunga NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
Migrants move away from members of the Mexican National Guard before crossing illegally into Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Sanchez Colunga NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
A general view shows a US Border Patrol agent guarding a section of the border fence between Mexico and the United States as pictured from Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes
A general view shows a US Border Patrol agent guarding a section of the border fence between Mexico and the United States as pictured from Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes
Border crossings hit the highest level in over a decade in May, straining resources and creating chaotic scenes at overcrowded border patrol facilities. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes
Border crossings hit the highest level in over a decade in May, straining resources and creating chaotic scenes at overcrowded border patrol facilities. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes
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