Richard Gonzales Richard Gonzales is NPR's National Desk Correspondent based in San Francisco.
Richard Gonzales at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., September 27, 2018. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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Linda (left) and Colleen Squires have been together for 30 years and married for 12. This year will be the first time they can file both their state and federal taxes as any other married couple. Courtesy of Colleen Squires hide caption

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For Same-Sex Married Couples In America, A Historic Tax Day

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Maria Sanchez, a legal U.S. resident, narrowly missed being deported to her native Mexico for a felony she committed in 1998. Richard Gonzales/NPR hide caption

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Immigrant Felons And Deportation: One Grandmother's Case

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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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