While the 1,254-mile Texas-Mexico border staffs 10,570 patrol agents, who constitute 49 percent of the United States Border Patrol, thousands of people illegally cross into Texas and other parts of the U.S. every year and their fates remain uncertain.
A June Senate immigration reform bill that would grant the 11 million undocumented U.S. immigrants immediate legal status and a path to citizenship and allocate $30 billion to Mexican border security sits idle in the House, and at least one local resident is frustrated.
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