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Biden administration speeds up deportation flights for Haitians in growing Texas migrant camp

The Biden administration said Saturday it was accelerating deportation flights and sending 400 federal agents to Del Rio to seize control of an escalating crisis as thousands of mostly Haitian immigrants continued streaming to the Texas city’s border, camping out in squalid conditions under its international bridge.

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Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas Tribune

Makeshift shelters at a temporary migrant camp under the international bridge in Del Rio on Sept. 17, 2021.

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