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Local Haines politics has gotten pretty intense lately. A group of Haines residents is trying to recall half of the borough assembly. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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What It's Like To Live In A Small, Rural, Politically Divided Town

Politics in Haines, Alaska — population 2,500 — has grown intensely bitter lately, reflecting the volume and heat of national politics.

Local Haines politics has gotten pretty intense lately. A group of Haines residents is trying to recall half of the borough assembly. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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What It's Like To Live In A Small, Rural, Politically Divided Town

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Officer Jesus Robles (at right) and Officer Jason Cisneroz, community service officers in the Houston Police Department, have noticed that fewer unauthorized Latinos step forward to report crimes out of fear of deportation. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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New Immigration Crackdowns Creating 'Chilling Effect' On Crime Reporting

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The Goodwill Excel Center in Austin, TX. Gabriel Cristóver Pérez/KUT hide caption

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Goodwill Helps 43-Year-Old Finally Get Her High School Diploma

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Countries that received the most remittance dollars from the U.S. in 2015 Brittany Mayes/NPR hide caption

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A Proposed New Tax, Mainly On Latinos, To Pay For Trump's Border Wall

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