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Trump Uses MS-13 To 'Sell Draconian Overhauls Of Border Issues,' Journalist Says

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Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, arrives at the Capitol in September. Thursday, despite pleas from Grassley, the Senate defeated an immigration bill that had been backed by the White House. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senate Fails To Advance Any Immigration Proposals

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Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. (left), chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, a key member of the group, walk through Statuary Hall at the Capitol last September. Meadows says a vote on immigration will be a "defining moment" with consequences for the Republican Party. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., senators are beginning debate on immigration legislation on Monday. It's anyone's guess what the outcome will be. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Thousands of immigrants and supporters join the Defend DACA March in Los Angeles in September to oppose the President Trump's ordered end to DACA protections. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR Poll: 2 In 3 Support Legal Status For DREAMers; Majority Oppose Building A Wall

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The diversity lottery, often referred to as the green card lottery, is available for people from countries with low immigration rates to the U.S. But in recent months, criticism of the program has grown louder, culminating with President Trump calling to end it. Eric Thayer/Reuters hide caption

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In 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed a major immigration law that offered amnesty to people in the country illegally who arrived prior to 1982. Barry Thumma/AP hide caption

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The GOP's Evolution On Immigration

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A family from Haiti approach a tent in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, stationed by Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as they haul their luggage down Roxham Road in Champlain, N.Y., last August. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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A century ago, many new immigrants to the United States ended up returning home. And it often took a while for those who stayed to learn English and integrate into American society. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The Huddled Masses And The Myth Of America

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