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Migrants from Russia and Ukraine at the U.S.-Mexico border

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The wall that separates Ukrainian and Russian refugees

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Last month, the U.S.-Mexico border saw an increase of migrants from distant countries such as Russia and Ukraine. 
In December 2021, over 2,000 Russians and 300 Ukrainians made their way to the border.
Over the last month, the border has also seen 500 Turkish migrants cross into El Paso, Texas.
Around 800 migrants from India illegally crossed the border into Yuma, Arizona.
Migrants from Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Venezuela have made up close to 53,000 people that have crossed the border.