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A youngster looks out the door window from the room he is staying in at the Brownsville, Texas port of entry. (Photo by Eduardo Perez)
Border Patrol agents begin to process a group of migrants apprehended near the border. Agents learn basic Spanish as part of their training.
Border Patrol agents load a young family into a transport van to take them to a nearby station for processing.
Border Patrol agents provide first aid to woman in distress at southern U.S. border. (Photo by Barry Bahler)
An officer distributes juice at McAllen, Texas Border Patrol facility. (Photo by Hector Silva)
A CBP officer at the Brownsville, Texas Gateway International Bridge distributes sandwiches to children.
Border Patrol agents from Eagle Pass, Texas rescue a woman and her daughter from the Rio Grande River. The El Salvador citizens were struggling to stay afloat when spotted by agents, who deployed flotation devices and pulled them from the water. (Photo by Border Patrol Agent Carl Nagy)
CBP Commisisoner R. Gil Kerlikowske discussing the dangers and misinformation associated with the current influx of children attempting to enter the U.S. during a news conference on the banks of the Rio Grande River in Texas.
A Border Patrol agent provides treatment and a health assessment of a woman in distress after crossing into U.S. (Photo by Barry Bahler)