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Immigration strain felt statewide, Texas officials say

Texas’ Rio Grande Valley is the “center of gravity” for the nation’s immigration crisis — and for criminal cartels that hope to exploit the situation, the head of the state’s Department of Public Safety said Tuesday.

Meantime, conditions have raised fears that infectious diseases could spread in cramped Border Patrol facilities, but thus far only minor health problems have been found in immigrants, a state health official said.  http://www.statesman.com/news/news/immigration-strain-felt-statewide-tex... http://www.statesman.com/news/news/immigration-strain-felt-statewide-tex... http://www.statesman.com/news/news/immigration-strain-felt-statewide-tex... http://www.statesman.com/news/news/immigration-strain-felt-statewide-tex...  

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