Number of Asylum Hopefuls Increasing at Ports of Entry

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NEAR ROMA – A number of asylum hopefuls are continuing to arrive at border crossings in The Rio Grande Valley.

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, there’s been an increase in the number of people seeking asylum from January to April, when the zero-tolerance policy went into effect.

KRGV’s Valerie Gonzalez takes a look at what is causing this increase.

Watch the video above for the full story.


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