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Activists join House Democrats on Feb. 1, 2017 on Capitol Hill to denounce President Trump's travel ban. A backlash to Trump's immigration policies came along with a two-decade shift among Democrats, largely unifying around immigration as a civil rights issue. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats Used To Talk About 'Criminal Immigrants,' So What Changed The Party?

The Democratic Party is largely unified around the value of immigrants and against President Trump's policies, far from labor concerns and the party's law and order agenda of the 1990's.

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Jay Jordan, 33, is the director of the #TimeDone/Second Chances project for the nonprofit Californians for Safety and Justice. The clinic involves public defenders who volunteer to help people get their criminal charges or records reduced or expunged. Philip Cheung for NPR hide caption

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Scrubbing The Past To Give Those With A Criminal Record A Second Chance

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People enjoy an afternoon at Eminonu Square in Istanbul in January. A recent survey of personal beliefs and lifestyles in majority-Muslim Turkey has found a smaller portion of people describing themselves as religious. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Turks Examine Their Muslim Devotion After Poll Says Faith Could Be Waning

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Nanjing Road East Shanghai Restoration Project

Activists join House Democrats on Feb. 1, 2017 on Capitol Hill to denounce President Trump's travel ban. A backlash to Trump's immigration policies came along with a two-decade shift among Democrats, largely unifying around immigration as a civil rights issue. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats Used To Talk About 'Criminal Immigrants,' So What Changed The Party?

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent who became an ideological leader in the Democratic Party after his 2016 campaign against Hillary Clinton, faces a far more crowded and liberal field this time. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Bernie Sanders Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign, No Longer An Underdog

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