A U.S. Border Patrol helicopter flies over the Rio Grande near McAllen, Texas, Nov. 12, 2015. The numbers of migrants crossing the Rio Grande illegally have risen sharply in recent weeks, replaying scenes from the influx of Central American children and families in South Texas last year.
A U.S. Border Patrol helicopter flies over the Rio Grande near McAllen, Texas, Nov. 12, 2015. The numbers of migrants crossing the Rio Grande illegally have risen sharply in recent weeks, replaying scenes from the influx of Central American children and families in South Texas last year. ILANA PANICH-LINSMAN NYT
A U.S. Border Patrol helicopter flies over the Rio Grande near McAllen, Texas, Nov. 12, 2015. The numbers of migrants crossing the Rio Grande illegally have risen sharply in recent weeks, replaying scenes from the influx of Central American children and families in South Texas last year. ILANA PANICH-LINSMAN NYT

Number of migrants illegally crossing Rio Grande sharply rises

November 26, 2015 1:32 PM