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Protests Against Immigration And Refugee Executive Orders Continue Across The Country

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Judge Stays Trump Refugee Ban Amid Protests And Confusion Nationwide

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Austin Sheriff Says She'll Limit Cooperation With Federal Immigration Authorities

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Toronto has become home to many new people. Carlos Pacheco/Flickr hide caption

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For A Stark Contrast To U.S. Immigration Policy, Try Canada

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Donald Trump Moves Forward With Plan To Build Border Wall

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This fence, made of circa-Vietnam War era surplus landing mats, ends at Otay Mesa about 15 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. Tijuana is on the left and California on the right. There are two other kinds of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border: steel mesh and concrete-filled steel beams. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Southern Border Wall: Campaign Slogan Meets Reality

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Sergio Mucino was charged with harboring unauthorized immigrants after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided his four Buffalo, N.Y., restaurants, but critics say his illegal workers have suffered much more than he has. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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How Kitchen Raids In Buffalo Sent Shock Waves Through Immigrant Rights Community

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An unmarked police truck patrols the outside of a detention center run by CoreCivic in Eloy, Ariz., on Jan. 20, 2016. Ricardo Arduengo/AP hide caption

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Will The Private Prison Business See A Trump Bump?

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Santo Tomas Catholic Church in Abiquiu, N.M., is the site of an annual saint's day celebration in late November that includes cultural elements of the genizaros, the descendants of Native American slaves. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Descendants Of Native American Slaves In New Mexico Emerge From Obscurity

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Case 0435: The remains are presumed to be male and were found Feb. 9, 2012, on the Laborcitas Creek Ranch in Brooks County, Texas. They were exhumed from the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Falfurrias on May 23, 2013. All items were found in the blue backpack. Courtesy of The Texas Observer hide caption

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In Texas, A Database Of Exhumed Objects Aims To ID Migrants Who Perished

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Haitian nationals at a Mexican government immigration office near the port of entry between Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, and Nogales, Ariz., wait day after day for appointments with U.S. immigration agents so they can enter. As a result of the Haitian influx and a continuing surge of Central Americans on the Texas-Mexico border, the U.S. government has run out of detention space. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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At The U.S.-Mexico Border, Haitians Arrive To A Harsh Reception

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Immigration And Border Security Top President-Elect Trump's To-Do List

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Texas Hands Donald Trump Its 38 Electoral Votes

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