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An unidentified Guatemalan woman is seen inside a dormitory in the Artesia Family Residential Center, a federal detention facility for undocumented immigrant mothers and children, in Artesia, N.M. (Associated Press)

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A woman and child are escorted to a van by detention facility guards inside the Artesia Family Residential Center, a federal detention facility for undocumented immigrant mothers and children, in Artesia, N.M. (Associated Press)

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FILE- In this Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, a woman and child are escorted to a van by detention facility guards inside the Artesia Family Residential Center, a federal detention facility for undocumented immigrant mothers and children in Artesia, N.M, A surge of cases involving immigrants from Central America has backed up federal courts and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The cases have been moved to Denver by judges in Arlington, Va. Officials say it makes more sense to hold the proceedings in the same time zone as the detention center. Hearings are being held by video from Artesia, N.M. starting on Monday, Sept. 29. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca, File)

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A doll rests on top of a bunk bed in one of the rooms at the immigrant detention center in Artesia, New Mexico. The organizations housing the children who have surged across the border illegally are taking pains to make sure they are as comfortable as possible.

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Barbara Gonzalez, public information officer for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, shows donated stuffed animals in an area where immigrant families are housed at the Artesia Residential Detention Facility inside the Federal Law Enforcement Center in Artesia, New Mexico. (AP Photo/Pool, El Paso Times, Rudy Gutierrez)

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This April 9, 2014, photo shows oil rigs in the Loco Hills field in Eddy County, near Artesia, New Mexico, one of the most active regions of the Permian Basin. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing)