People in Miami protest the Texas district judge who on Tuesday temporarily blocked the implementation of President Obama's executive actions on immigration. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Poet Richard Blanco says that appearing at President Obama's second inauguration made him feel as if, for the first time, he "had a place at the American table." Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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A federal judge has issued a temporary injunction to President Obama's executive orders on immigration. Earlier this month, Obama met with young immigrants, known as DREAMers, in the Oval Office. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Diane Guerrero arrives at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in January. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Fieldale Farms in Gainesville, Ga., says it can't keep enough workers to meet demand for its poultry products, despite paying $16 per hour plus benefits. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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A new U.S. citizen holds an American flag during a naturalization ceremony in July. An Arizona law will require graduating high school seniors to pass the same civics test given to candidates for U.S. citizenship. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Alex Sanchez with his wife, Blanca, and sons Duvan and Irvin. Sanchez has been eligible to live and work legally in the U.S. since 2001, when his home country, El Salvador, experienced a major earthquake. Alexandra Starr for NPR hide caption

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Cuban migrants in the waters south of Key West, Fla., on Jan. 1, before being repatriated. The number of Cubans trying to reach the U.S. illegally by sea has surged since the Obama administration announced plans to normalize relations with Cuba. AP/U.S. Coast Guard hide caption

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Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama on Dec. 17 in the Oval Office, where they discussed recent moves on Cuba and immigration, and prospects for cooperation with a GOP-dominated Congress. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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The city of Pittsburgh is hoping that drawing more skilled immigrants will give it an entrepreneurial boost. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Navy Petty Officer Jimmy Dial (left) sits with his daughter, Kimberly, beside U.S. Army soldier Henri Blandon and his daughter as the men's wives and the girls' mothers become U.S. citizens at a naturalization ceremony last month in Ontario, Calif. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Wilfredo Díaz left Honduras 16 years ago before his third child was born, and he hopes to bring his children to the U.S. under the State Department's new program. Alexandra Starr hide caption

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Residents wait at the bus stop in the Ronna neighborhood, where Syrian and Iraqi refugees are concentrated in Södertalje, Sweden. The Swedish city is known for its open-door policy toward refugees, especially Christian Syrians and Iraqis. People of Middle Eastern origin make up 30,000 of the town's 90,000 residents. Holly Pickett/Redux/Pulitzer Center hide caption

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