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U.S. Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, center, and James Lankford, R-Okla., review items displayed by a Border Patrol agent after two Chinese nationals were detained upon entering the U.S. in Sunland Park, New Mexico, on Jan. 9. The senators were on a night tour led by the National Border Patrol Council. Credit: Ivan Pierre Aguirre / For The Texas Tribune