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100 asylum seekers cross U.S.-Mexico border Saturday

9 months 3 days 48 minutes ago Monday, March 01 2021 Mar 1, 2021 March 01, 2021 5:14 PM March 01, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital

After waiting for years to cross the border, more migrants are in the Rio Grande Valley. 

100 migrants seeking asylum crossed the US.-Mexico border under the migrant protection protocol on Saturday.

They made their way from Matamoros to Brownsville through the Gateway International Bridge. 

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More migrants are expected to be allowed into the county to wait for their asylum hearing in the next few days. 

Officials said all migrants are tested for COVID-19 before being allowed into the county.

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