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Trump Administration Ratchets Up Pressure On Sanctuary Cities

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Government Outlines Details For Border Wall Proposals

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An El Salvadoran child is interviewed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into the U.S. to seek asylum on Apr. 14, 2016, in Roma, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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In Their Search For Asylum, Central Americans Find The U.S. Is Closing Its Doors

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Deportees From The North, Migrants From The South Overwhelm Mexican Border City

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This privately owned land along the southern border was bisected by a fence a decade ago. The owner, O.D. Emery, still supports the fence. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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On Both Sides Of The Mexican Border, Fear Grows For U.S.-Bound Migrants

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Piro Garcia's employees — like this one — are struggling to keep his two taco trucks open without their owner, who is awaiting deportation. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Piro's Taco Trucks Are Beloved. Now He Is Facing Deportation

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The Call-In: Crossing The U.S.-Mexico Border

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Eloisa Tamez received $56,000 from the federal government for a quarter-acre of her ancestral land, but she says, "I wasn't looking for the money. I don't want to lose the land. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Landowners Likely To Bring More Lawsuits As Trump Moves On Border Wall

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U.S. Immigration Officials Continue To Carry Out Raids

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ICE Says Recent Immigration Raids Are Business As Usual

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Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and David Perdue, R-Ga., hold a news conference after unveiling immigration legislation they say is aimed at cutting the number of green cards issued annually by the United States in half. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican Lawmakers Propose New Law To Reduce Legal Immigration

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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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