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Immigration border upheaval stokes fear among Eagle Pass residents: 'Send extra help'

Posted on AllSides September 22nd, 2023
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An endless flow of immigrants streamed across the Rio Grande onto U.S. soil in Eagle Pass daily this week, sending the Border Patrol deep into a "catch and release" state of operations and spooking residents unaccustomed to the unfamiliar faces showing up in their once-quiet neighborhoods.

Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber, an Eagle Pass native, said "security" in town is a growing concern given how many people have already been released after entering Eagle Pass this week.

"I feel worried because the people in the community here, some are afraid because they...

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