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Bodies of migrants found daily on US border

Mexican migrants contining to die in harsh rangelands of Texas as Washington debates reform of immigration law.

Last Modified: 15 Jul 2013 18:16
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Reform of US immigration law continues to be a topic of debate in Washington.
 
The Senate has passed a bill to strengthen border security and help provide citizenship to the estimated 11 million migrants who live in the country illegally.
 
The House of Representatives has yet to act, and while politicians talk, many migrants are dying in the harsh rangelands of south Texas.

Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Falfurrias, Texas.

 



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