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Loren Elliott  Freelance photojournalist based in Houston, TX. 📷 Formerly: Tampa Bay Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Columbia Missourian. (415) 300-6682.

Undocumented immigrant families from Central America turn themselves in to Border Patrol after crossing the Mexico-US border. For @reuters

Border fence. For @reuters

A drug bust. 297 pounds of marijuana seized just after it crossed the Mexico-US border. For @reuters

A Border Patrol agent chases a suspected undocumented immigrant across a dirt field as the man attempted to avoid capture near the Mexico-US border in the Rio Grande Valley sector. For @reuters

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Undocumented immigrants recently released from detention through "catch and release" immigration policy wait to board a bus to begin journeys to cities around the US in McAllen tonight. Just hours earlier, President Donald Trump signed a memorandum to end the policy, which allows undocumented immigrants to live in the US while awaiting a court hearing on their status. For @reuters

After being detained and released by law enforcement, undocumented immigrants from Central America pass the time before beginning bus journeys to travel elsewhere in the U.S. at the Catholic Charities relief center in McAllen. For @reuters

A man who jumped into a canal in an effort to escape capture after illegally crossing the US-Mexico border gives up and turns himself in to a border patrol agent in the Rio Grande Valley sector. For @reuters

After being apprehended by border patrol near the US-Mexico border, undocumented immigrants wait to be transported to a central processing center. For @reuters

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Border patrol agent Sergio Ramirez apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, U.S. REUTERS/Loren Elliott #border #reuters #reutersphotos #texas

Under the cover of darkness, a border patrol agent uses night vision goggles to look for undocumented immigrants at the US-Mexico border. For @reuters

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A border patrol agent apprehends an illegal immigrant near the U.S. border with #Mexico near McAllen, #Texas. (@lorenelliottphoto / @afpphoto)
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The US-Mexico border from above. Seeing the dangers that immigrants undertake here is a jolting reminder of the privilege possessed by those of us born on American soil. On assignment for @afpphoto

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