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(Left) Flooded neigborhoods can be seen in New Orleans in 2005. (Right) Flooded homes are shown near Lake Houston following Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 30. Kyle Niemi/U.S. Coast Guard;Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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'Show Me Your Papers' Law Temporarily Blocked By Federal Judge

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Troy King navigates his boat through a flooded portion of Highway 90 in Houston on his way to rescue the Galvan family. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Riding With A Rescue Mission In The Surreal, Perilous Texas Floods

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Rescue Operations Continue In Houston

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A bus is stuck in the flooded Interstate 10 in Houston on Monday. Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm, made landfall on the Texas coast near Corpus Christi on Friday. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Flood Of 'Texas Navy' Private Citizens Help In Houston Rescue Efforts

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Immigration Crackdown Stalls Many Harvey Victims From Seeking Help

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Amid Flooding, Houston Braces For More Rain From Harvey

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Hurricane Harvey Gets Downgraded To Tropical Storm

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Texas Residents Prepare For Hurricane Harvey's Landfall Along Coast

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Specs For Border Wall Show It Would Divide Texas Wildlife Refuge

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An operation which uses immigrant children to target their sponsors in the U.S. has been controversial. Charles Reed/AP/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement hide caption

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ICE Has Arrested More Than 400 In Operation Targeting Parents Who Pay Smugglers

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Brandon Martinez, 16, lies in a hospital bed while his father, Jose de Jesus Martinez, visits in the intensive care unit at North Central Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Courtesy of Alex Galvez hide caption

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He Crossed The Border In A Packed, Unventilated Trailer And Survived

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