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People gather in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles during rioting following the acquittal of four police officers in the beating of Rodney King in 1992. The neighborhood looks similar today as it did 25 years ago. It's still more than 80 percent Latino, with lots of immigrant families from Mexico and Central America. Gary Leonard/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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As Los Angeles Burned, The Border Patrol Swooped In

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A Border Patrol agent looks over the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Calexico, Calif., on Jan. 31. Apprehensions at the southern border fell dramatically: from more than 40,000 per month late last year to 18,754 in February, and just 12,193 in March. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Trump's First 100 Days, A Dramatic Reduction In Immigration

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Zola Cervantes (center) and her brother, Tines, travel across the border regularly to visit their father, Gilbert, in Mexico. Courtesy of Misty Cervantes hide caption

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With A Deported Father, California Teen Lives Life Between Borders

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A student uses notecards to learn facts about American government during a class at the public library in Brush, Colo. Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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ICE agents conduct an enforcement operation in Los Angeles in February. Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP hide caption

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An immigration detainee stands near a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) grievance box last month in the high security unit at the Theo Lacy Facility, a county jail in Orange, Calif., that also houses immigration detainees arrested by ICE. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Spotlight On Migrant Crimes Drums Up Support For Trump's Immigration Dragnet

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President Trump's executive order restricting travel to the U.S. from six majority-Muslim countries was blocked indefinitely by U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson in Hawaii. The administration has appealed to the 9th Circuit Court to overturn Watson's decision. Kent Nishimura/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Volunteers gather bags of groceries for people seeking assistance at a food pantry in Concord, Mass. Many groups that help low-income families get food aid say they've seen an alarming drop recently in the number of immigrants applying for help. Yoon S. Byun/Boston Globe/Getty Images hide caption

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Deportation Fears Prompt Immigrants To Cancel Food Stamps

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Local officials are promising a legal fight in the face of a block on grants from the Justice Department over immigration enforcement. Here, protesters pray outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in New York City this month. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Hossein Mahrammi with his wife and four young sons arrived at at Dulles International Airport in Virginia earlier this month with Special Immigrant Visas for the work Mahrammi had helped the U.S. with in Afghanistan. Marisa Penaloza/NPR hide caption

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Special Immigrant Visa Holders Still Face Questioning Upon Reaching U.S.

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Dr. Cesar Barba (right), a family physician at the UMMA Community Clinic's Fremont Wellness Center in South Los Angeles, treats Lourdes Flores Valdez, 42, for her diabetes and other health issues. Maya Sugarman/KPCC hide caption

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Fatima Avelica, 13, daughter of of Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez, attends a rally with loved ones and supporters for his release outside U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices on March 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detain an immigrant on Oct. 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Fear Of Deportation Spurs 4 Women To Drop Domestic Abuse Cases In Denver

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