ROMA, TX - MARCH 13: U.S. border agents detain an undocumented immigrant caught near the U.S.-Mexico border on March 13, 2017 in Roma, Texas. The Border Patrol has reported that illegal crossings from Mexico have dropped some 40 percent along the southwest border since Donald Trump took office.
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Illegal border crossings have plummeted in recent years. But migrant deaths are on the rise.
Insufficient training and little public oversight have led to problems, including violence against migrants.
A hidden camera shows Border Patrol agents destroying water jugs left for migrants, and the abuse just gets worse.
Revelan que agentes destruyen botellas de agua dejadas para quienes cruzan.