Friday, April 12, 2013
U.S. Border Patrol agent Sal De Leon looks for tracks of undocumented immigrants in thick brush near the U.S.-Mexico border on April 10, 2013 in McAllen, Texas. According to the Border Patrol, undocumented immigrant crossings have increased more than 50 percent in Texas' Rio Grande Valley sector in the last year. Border Patrol agents say they have also seen an additional surge in immigrant traffic since immigration reform negotiations began this year in Washington D.C. Proposed reforms could provide a path to citizenship for many of the estimated 11 million undocumented workers living in the United States.
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