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Border agents push back after Venezuelan migrants march into U.S.

Summary by Ground News
Venezuelan migrants were protesting along the Rio Grande River International Boundary near downtown El Paso, Texas. US Customs and Border Protection said an agent was injured after one of the protesters assaulted an agent with a flag pole. A 15-second video clip shows what appeared to be Border Patrol agents using projectiles to push a crowd back into Mexico. The actions near the border come amid increasing tension at the US-Mexico border.
Published 3 months ago · El Paso, United States

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