WATCH: Drone video shows flood of migrants coming to US

The Biden administration grants protection to nearly half a million Venezuelans in the country.

In Summary

• The numbers dropped earlier this summer after pandemic-era migration rules ended and tougher enforcement measures kicked in.

• Eagle Pass, Texas, announced a state of emergency on Wednesday after nearly 6,000 migrants crossed the Rio Grande River from Mexico into the town.

As thousands of undocumented migrants flood across the southern border, some stunning new drone images reveal the scope of the massive influx of migrants into the United States.

The scenarios playing out across the country paint a picture of a strained immigration system making an impact far from the US-Mexico border. 

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