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In this Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol passes a Remote Surveillance Camera Systems tower stationed along a section of border in Brownsville, Texas. Since tower-mounted Border Patrol video surveillance cameras began going up in 1999 in the Brownsville area, illegal cross-border "traffic dried up by 85-90 percent," said Johnny Meadors, the sector's assistant chief for technology. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents work at a processing facility, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Brownsville,Texas. CPB provided media tours Wednesday of two locations in Brownsville and Nogales, Ariz. that have been central to processing the more than 47,000 unaccompanied children who have entered the country illegally since Oct. 1. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool)

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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 file photo, a woman receives a flu vaccine shot at a community fair in Brownsville, Texas. On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, U.S. health officials released new estimates showing the previous winter’s flu vaccine was ineffective in protecting older Americans against the illness, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)

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FILE -- In this June 1, 2017, file photo, the decommissioned USS Independence is towed on her final voyage to the Port of Brownsville near Port Isabel, Texas. The Suquamish Tribe and two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Navy, alleging the Navy cleaned the mothballed 60,000-ton USS Independence aircraft carrier in Puget Sound in violation of federal clean-water laws. The ship was cleaned in waters near Bremerton, Wash., in January and February before it was towed to Brownsville, Texas, earlier this month to be dismantled. The tribe, Washington Environmental Council and Puget Soundkeeper Alliance say the Navy scraped the ship's hull and sent toxic copper-based paint, zinc and other pollutants into the water. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP, File)

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FILE -- In this June 1, 2017, file photo, the decommissioned USS Independence is towed on her final voyage to the Port of Brownsville near Port Isabel, Texas. The Suquamish Tribe and two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Navy, alleging the Navy cleaned the mothballed 60,000-ton USS Independence aircraft carrier in Puget Sound in violation of federal clean-water laws. The ship was cleaned in waters near Bremerton, Wash., in January and February before it was towed to Brownsville, Texas, earlier this month to be dismantled. The tribe, Washington Environmental Council and Puget Soundkeeper Alliance say the Navy scraped the ship's hull and sent toxic copper-based paint, zinc and other pollutants into the water. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP, File)

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A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle passes along U.S. 281 under the West Rail Bypass International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas, Friday, May 12, 2017. Before the wall, there was the fence. And the U.S. is still paying for it. As President Donald Trump tries to persuade a skeptical Congress to fund his proposed multibillion-dollar wall on the Mexican border, government lawyers are still settling claims with Texas landowners over a border fence approved more than a decade ago. Two settlements were completed just this week. (Miguel Roberts /The Brownsville Herald via AP)

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In this Tuesday, May 2, 2017, photo, a Customs and Border Protection helicopter flies at a low altitude over the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)

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ADVANCE FOR MONDAY MARCH 13, 2017-Karl Berg, an assistant professor of ornithology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, poses for a photograph during a Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, tour of natural and artificial nesting habitats of local parrots at the Brownsville, Texas campus. (Jason Hoekema /The Brownsville Herald via AP)

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ADVANCE FOR MONDAY MARCH 13, 2017- Karl Berg, an assistant professor of ornithology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, poses for a photograph during a Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, tour of natural and artificial nesting habitats of local parrots at the Brownsville, Texas campus. (Jason Hoekema /The Brownsville Herald via AP)

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A section of the border fence is shown, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, along the U.S.-Mexico border in Brownsville, Texas. The United States does not have a way to measure how well fencing works to deter illegal crossings from Mexico, according to a report released Thursday by Congress' main watchdog as President Donald Trump renewed his pledge to build "a great wall" on the border. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)

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A section of the border fence is shown, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, along the U.S.-Mexico border in Brownsville, Texas. The United States does not have a way to measure how well fencing works to deter illegal crossings from Mexico, according to a report released Thursday by Congress' main watchdog as President Donald Trump renewed his pledge to build "a great wall" on the border. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)

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A U.S. Border Patrol agent guards a fence gate along the U.S.-Mexico border, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Brownsville, Texas. The United States does not have a way to measure how well fencing works to deter illegal crossings from Mexico, according to a report released Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, by Congress’ main watchdog as President Donald Trump renewed his pledge to build “a great wall” on the border. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)

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Eduardo Luna sits in the courtroom after being found guilty on capital murder charges, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, in the 107th state District Courtroom in Brownsville, Texas. Luna, was convicted of capital murder for retaliation, murder and two counts of engaging in organized criminal activity and sentenced to mandatory life in prison without parole. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)

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Attorney Carlos Garcia, right, reacts to the reading of a not guilty verdict on murder charges against his client, former U.S. Border Patrol agent Joel Luna, on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, in the 107th state District Courtroom in Brownsville, Texas. Luna was found guilty on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity while his brother Eduardo Luna was found guilty of all charges, sentenced to life without parole. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)

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An examination dish containing dead mosquitoes sits under a microscope on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, in Brownsville, Texas. The exhibit was part of a display of tools public health offficials use to capture and combat mosquitos. A panel of local experts and officials discussed the threat Zika brings and ways to minimize its spread in the Rio Grande Valley, a major thoroughfare of international trade and travel. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)

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Detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. (Associated Press)

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Over 100 hundred people demonstrated in front of the Federal Courthouse in Brownsville, Texas, Thursday, March 19, 2015. The Justice Department might face sanctions if a federal judge determines its attorneys misled him about whether part of President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration was implemented prior to it being put on hold by the judge. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen last month halted Obama's plan. The president's plan would spare from deportation up to 5 million people in the U.S. illegally. (AP Photo/Brownsville Herald, Brad Doherty)

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A woman chants in to her megaphone outside the federal courthouse in Brownsville, Texas, on Tuesday while protesting Judge Andrew Hanen's ruling that halted President Obama's amnesty order. (Associated Press)

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Protesters gathered outside the federal courthouse in Brownsville, Texas, to chant, read poems and share stories of their immigrations struggles. The leading immigration court case on President Obama's deportation amnesty has turned into a wild affair. (Associated Press)

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Detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville, Texas. (Associated Press) ** FILE **