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Case 0435: The remains are presumed to be male and were found Feb. 9, 2012, on the Laborcitas Creek Ranch in Brooks County, Texas. They were exhumed from the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Falfurrias on May 23, 2013. All items were found in the blue backpack. Courtesy of The Texas Observer hide caption

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In Texas, A Database Of Exhumed Objects Aims To ID Migrants Who Perished

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New York City has issued roughly 900,000 ID cards since last year. Office of the Mayor of New York City hide caption

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City Officials Go To Court To Protect New Yorkers With Municipal IDs

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Tenzin Dorjee, one of the owners of the Himalaya Restaurant in Plattsburgh, N.Y., was repeatedly harassed in the days after the presidential election. Zach Hirsch/North County Public Radio hide caption

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Support Pours In For N.Y. Immigrant After Post-Election Harassment

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Born In The U.S., Raised In China: 'Satellite Babies' Have A Hard Time Coming Home

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Ibrahim Halil Dudu is a master tailor. He's also a Syrian refugee living in Ontario, and when the bride next door's zipper broke, he came to the rescue. Lindsay Coulter/Lindsay Coulter Photography hide caption

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An Act Of Kindness, From One Immigrant To Another

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President Obama Defends His Record On Race

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Asking Mom: 'Did You Know I Was Depressed In High School?'

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"We must enforce the law consistent with our priorities," said an Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson in regard to upcoming plans to detain and deport Central American immigrants, many of whom fled their homes due to rampant gang violence. Russell Contreras/AP hide caption

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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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Patrons of the the New World Mall in Flushing ride the escalator from the food court. The Queens neighborhood has become a hot spot for northern Chinese immigrants in the past few years. The trend has brought a cultural wave of influence on the food and business markets in the community. Cameron Robert/NPR hide caption

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Leaving China's North, Immigrants Redefine Chinese In New York

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Teela Magar and Cing Neam prepare the roti dough as part of Edible Alphabet, a program in Philadelphia that folds English lessons for new immigrants to the U.S. into a cooking class. Students also learn about seasonality and healthful eating on a budget. Bastiaan Slabbers hide caption

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Immigration Relief Possible In Return For Crime Victims' Cooperation

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A U.S. Coast Guard crew (foreground) with six Cubans who were picked up in the Florida Straits in May. A larger Coast Guard vessel is in the background. The number of Cubans trying to reach the U.S. has soared in the past year. Many Cubans believe it will be more difficult to enter the U.S. as relations improve, though U.S. officials say there will be no rule changes in the near term. Tony Winton/AP hide caption

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Cuban Immigrants Flow Into The U.S., Fearing The Rules Will Change

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