Calif. Immigration Crackdown U.S. border police are moving farther away from the U.S.-Mexico border in their search for illegal immigrants in California. Fearing deportation, many illegal immigrants stay in hiding, afraid to venture out for day jobs. Immigrant advocates say the sweeps in Southern California cities are racially motivated. NPR's Mandalit del Barco reports.
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Far from the Border, an Immigration Crackdown in California

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Far from the Border, an Immigration Crackdown in California

Far from the Border, an Immigration Crackdown in California

Far from the Border, an Immigration Crackdown in California

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U.S. border police are moving farther away from the U.S.-Mexico border in their search for illegal immigrants in California. Fearing deportation, many illegal immigrants stay in hiding, afraid to venture out for day jobs. Immigrant advocates say the sweeps in Southern California cities are racially motivated. NPR's Mandalit del Barco reports.