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An American flag flies along a section of the U.S.-Mexico border, with the Mexican city of Tijuana in the background, on July 16, 2018 in San Diego, Calif. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
An American flag flies along a section of the U.S.-Mexico border, with the Mexican city of Tijuana in the background, on July 16, 2018 in San Diego, Calif. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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There's been an increase in the number of people born along the U.S.-Mexico border who are being denied passports because the United States doesn't believe they're American citizens, according to a report in The Washington Post.

Here & Now's Robin Young discusses what's happening with Efrén Olivares, a lawyer with the Texas Civil Rights Project.

This segment aired on August 30, 2018.

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