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Maria Luis (center) with her children Angie and Daniel on the day they were reunited in 2011. The children spent five years in the foster system after federal immigration officials sent Luis back to her native Guatemala. Courtesy of Omar Riojas hide caption

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When Immigration Detention Means Losing Your Kids

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A Long Island teen accused of being an MS-13 gang member holds a medal he won in immigration detention. A judge has ruled there's not enough evidence to hold him. Sarah Gonzalez/NPR hide caption

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Teens Arrested On Gang Suspicion Are Released Due To Lack Of Evidence

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Julio Calderon, 28, an undocumented immigrant from Honduras, listens after speaking in favor of renewing temporary protected status for immigrants from Central America and Haiti now living in the United States, during a news conference Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Miami. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York is being blamed by President Trump for promoting a visa program that was used by the alleged driver of the truck in the New York terrorist attack. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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A guard escorts an immigrant detainee at an ICE detention center in Adelanto, Calif., in 2013. Immigration and Customs Enforcement may create new detention facilities around the country to hold record numbers of detainees. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Albert Einstein receives his certificate of American citizenship from Judge Phillip Forman. A German-American, Einstein came to the United States in 1932. Al Aumuller/Library of Congress hide caption

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'I'm An American' Radio Show Promoted Inclusion Before World War II

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For Every President Since Reagan, Immigration Has Been One More Minefield

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President Trump speaks to reporters Saturday at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. The Trump administration sent a list of immigration policy priorities to Congress that includes overhauling the country's green-card system, hiring 10,000 more immigration officers and building a wall along the southern border. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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As in the rest of the country, growers in heavily agricultural northern Michigan rely overwhelmingly on migrant laborers to work the fields and orchards. Most of the pickers are from Mexico. Growers say it's just about impossible to find Americans to do this work. Melissa Block/NPR hide caption

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'They're Scared': Immigration Fears Exacerbate Migrant Farmworker Shortage

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