Mexican and Mexican-American families wait to board Mexico-bound trains in Los Angeles on March 8, 1932. County officials arranged these mass departures as part of "repatriation campaigns," fueled by fears that Mexicans and Mexican-Americans were taking scarce jobs and government assistance during the Great Depression. Los Angeles Public Library/Herald Examiner Collection hide caption

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Mass Deportation May Sound Unlikely, But It's Happened Before

During the Great Depression, up to 2 million Mexicans and Mexican-Americans were expelled from the U.S. Research suggests that more than half were U.S.-born citizens.

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In Today's Migrant Crisis, Echoes Of Hungary's Troubled Past

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Time Is the Enemy Quantic
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Pope Francis Announces Overhaul Of Annulment Process

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Gooey Goodness: Ramallah's Stretchy Ice Cream Delights

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Latitudes: The Music You Must Hear In August

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Otha Fish The Pharcyde
Nachan Farrate Meet Bros Anjjan

The chairman of Iran's parliament, Ali Larijani, spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep in New York last week. He described the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers as "acceptable," but not "flawless." He faces lawmakers in Iran who are expected to raise objections to the agreement. Bryan Thomas for NPR hide caption

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Iran Parliament Chief: Nuclear Deal Is 'Acceptable,' U.S. Interpretation Is Not

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Young, Wild & Free Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa
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10 Years In, Tulsa's Pre-K Investment Is Paying Off

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Mexican and Mexican-American families wait to board Mexico-bound trains in Los Angeles on March 8, 1932. County officials arranged these mass departures as part of "repatriation campaigns," fueled by fears that Mexicans and Mexican-Americans were taking scarce jobs and government assistance during the Great Depression. Los Angeles Public Library/Herald Examiner Collection hide caption

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Mass Deportation May Sound Unlikely, But It's Happened Before

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In California's Protected Waters, Counting Fish Without Getting Wet

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