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Illegal Immigrants Fill Dangerous U.S. Jobs

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Illegal Immigrants Fill Dangerous U.S. Jobs

Illegal Immigrants Fill Dangerous U.S. Jobs

Illegal Immigrants Fill Dangerous U.S. Jobs

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Illegal migrant workers seeking opportunity in the United States often take some of the most perilous jobs in the nation — without the benefits of health coverage or pensions. Nationwide, the rate of workplace fatalities among foreign-born Hispanics is nearly 50 percent higher than it is for U.S.-born workers. Hear NPR's John Burnett.