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On the border, officials see dividends from Trump's deal with Mexico


Added 08-21-19 03:29:01pm EST - “Illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border has slowed in recent months, and officials on the frontlines credit in part President Trump's dealings with Mexico. Fox News accompanied agents to see the impact first-hand.” - Foxnews.com

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Illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border has slowed in recent months and officials on the frontlines credit in part President Trump's dealings with Mexico. Fox News accompanied agents to see the impact first-hand.

LAREDO, Texas  – When people think of the southern border, it may bring to mind a vast, open desert, flecked with cacti and etched by a thin trail of fencing.

Not so here in Laredo Sector, where the Rio Grande narrows and separates the bushy banks of Mexico and the U.S. by mere feet of water. Migrants, predominantly adult men from Mexico rather than the Central American families common in other sectors, take advantage of the low river surrounded by trees. They know, as do the smugglers who assist illegal immigrants, that if they scramble across the water and into the trees, they are a short sprint from disappearing in Laredo amid its many fast-food restaurants, tiny houses and money exchanges.

On an airboat tour Tuesday, accompanied by Fox News, Border Patrol members carved through the Rio Grande looking for trouble, slowing down occasionally to peer into the trees. This time, they didn’t find it.

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