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Migrants flown out of Texas border city after thousands cross Rio Grande

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By Daina Beth Solomon and Alexandra Ulmer DEL RIO, Texas/CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (Reuters) – U.S. authorities flew migrants out of a Texas border city on Sunday where thousands of mostly Haitians had gathered under a bridge after crossing the Rio Grande river from Mexico. Reuters journalists saw a white bus escorted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents enter the Del Rio airport, then a group boarding a Coast Guard plane. A police source said the people were migrants and a source familiar with airport operations said the aircraft was heading to El Paso, Texas. Meanwhile, Tom Cartwrig…

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