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Joel Contreras, left, an Operation Peacemaker Fellow, and Joseph McCoy, a Neighborhood Change Agent with the Office of Neighborhood Safety, in Richmond, Cali. Fellows receive counseling, social services, a job and cash if they agree to stay in contact everyday and stay out of trouble. Richard Gonzales/NPR hide caption

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To Reduce Gun Violence, Potential Offenders Offered Support And Cash

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Pedro Figueroa, 31, reported his car stolen. When San Francisco law enforcement officers found out there was a warrant for his arrest, they called federal immigration officials. Courtesy of Jon Rodney hide caption

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Man Reports Car Stolen, Ends Up In Deportation Limbo

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Officials Remain Tight-Lipped On Complex Security At Super Bowl 50

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Gurdeep Shergill and his wife, Sonia, co-host a program on KBIF-AM for the 35,000 Sikh-Americans who live in Fresno. Richard Gonzales/NPR hide caption

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Sikhs In Fresno Worried After Recent Attacks

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Ken Griffey Jr. (left) hugs his father, Ken Griffey, in 2014, after Griffey Jr. joined him in the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. Now Griffey Jr. has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Al Behrman/AP hide caption

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Immigration Activists Hope To Maintain Momentum For Reform

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County Employees In San Bernardino, Calif., Return To Work After Mass Shooting

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San Bernardino Shooting Puts Screening For 'Fiancé Visas' Under Scrutiny

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