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California Eyes Repatriation for Mexicans Deported in 1930s

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California Eyes Repatriation for Mexicans Deported in 1930s

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California Eyes Repatriation for Mexicans Deported in 1930s

California Eyes Repatriation for Mexicans Deported in 1930s

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In the 1930s, as many as two million Mexicans and Mexican-Americans living in California were deported. The reason given was to open up jobs for non-Mexican Americans. A state Senate committee is holding hearings on repatriation for the victims and their families. From member station KCRW, Eric Roy reports.