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Biden Suspends Border Wall Construction For Two Months

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Biden's 100-Day Deportation Moratorium Blocked By Federal Judge

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Cuban migrants block the Paso del Norte-Santa Fe international bridge between Mexico and the United States, to demand that the Trump administration allow them to wait for their asylum process on U.S. soil, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Dec. 29, 2020. Herika Martinez /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Asylum-Seekers Hope Biden's Pledge To Welcome Immigrants Includes Them

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President Biden's White House Introduces Initiatives On Immigration

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Adán Medrano, chef and food writer, savors a beef cheek taco at Vera's Backyard Bar-B-Que in Texas' Rio Grande Valley. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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'Where The Magic Happens': Following A Tasty Taco Trail In South Texas

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Trump Visits Border Wall To Show Off A Signature Election Promise

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Behind Backyard Bar-B-Que's James Beard Award-Winning Barbacoa

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Person Responsible For Nashville's Christmas Day Blast Is Identified

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Investigators In Nashville Looking For The How And Why To Christmas Day Explosion

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Dynamite raises clouds of dust above Guadalupe Canyon, near the New Mexico-Arizona border. The Diamond A Ranch, which is located next to the construction site, has sued the government, claiming the blasting has sent "car-sized boulders tumbling down onto ranch property." John Kurc hide caption

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Contractors Dynamite Mountains, Bulldoze Desert In Race To Build Trump's Border Wall

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Accordion players Marc Savoy and Corey Ledet are musicians in South Louisiana who play traditional Cajun and Zydeco music. Some bands are struggling to survive and missing the culture that they help to sustain. Lily Brooks for NPR hide caption

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COVID-19 Hits Hard For South Louisiana's Cajun Musicians

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Immigrants seeking asylum are seen last year at the ICE South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to stop expelling immigrant children who cross the southern border alone as an anti-coronavirus measure. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In the Guadalupe Canyon in southeastern Arizona, work crews are dynamiting mountainsides and bulldozing access roads in this stunning landscape to make way for the border wall. Mexico is on the left. John Kurc hide caption

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Trump's Border Wall Builders Carry On Even Though Projects May Never Be Completed

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What Will Happen To Trump's Border Wall After Biden Is Inaugurated?

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