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In most states, undocumented immigrants with kidney failure have to receive dialysis as an emergency treatment in hospital emergency rooms. Some advocates say kidney transplants for undocumented immigrants would be a cheaper way to treat the problem. JazzIRT/Getty Images hide caption

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Transplants A Cheaper, Better Option For Undocumented Immigrants With Kidney Failure

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The New York Times report says that at least two supervisors at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in New Jersey were aware that two female employees were not in the country legally. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Arleene Correa Valencia works on a painting in her latest series: In Times of Crisis, En Tiempo de Crisis. Rachael Bongiorno for NPR hide caption

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After The Wildfires: Artist Captures Plight Of Napa's Undocumented Workers

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First lady Melania Trump talks with Border Patrol agents as she visits a processing center of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Tucson, Ariz. Thursday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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The U.S. government is conducting a test run of the 2020 census in Rhode Island's Providence County, where many noncitizens living in Central Falls, R.I., say they're planning to avoid participating in the national head count. RussellCreative/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Noncitizens Plan To Avoid The 2020 Census, Test Run Indicates

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Along this road are several businesses in Dalton, Ga., that cater to the town's large Hispanic population. As many as 4,000 DACA recipients live in Dalton, and many work in the carpet industry. Kevin D. Liles for NPR hide caption

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Why Employers In Georgia Are Watching The Immigration Debate Closely

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Young worshippers at Erez Baptist Church in Duncanville, Texas, gather for a midweek music service. The congregation, less than a year old, consists almost entirely of Hispanic immigrants and their children. Tom Gjelten/NPR hide caption

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Some Christian Leaders Say Deportations Would Jeopardize Their Churches

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Luis Pedrote-Salinas, seen at a July news conference, is suing the Chicago Police Department for including him in a gang database, an inaccurate designation that he thinks cost him the chance for protection under the DACA program. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Activists: Gang Database Disproportionately Targets Young Men Of Color

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Protesters hold signs and chant at a rally for DACA in Washington, D.C. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Five Years In, What's Next For DACA?

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A double set of fences topped with barbed wire circles this outdoor decomposition site outside Grand Junction, Colo. The barrier thwarts prying eyes and protects the curious from an unpleasant surprise. Rae Ellen Bichell/NPR hide caption

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To Solve Gruesome Desert Mysteries, Scientists Become Body Collectors

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How Did We Get To 11 Million Unauthorized Immigrants?

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Sergio Mucino was charged with harboring unauthorized immigrants after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided his four Buffalo, N.Y., restaurants, but critics say his illegal workers have suffered much more than he has. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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How Kitchen Raids In Buffalo Sent Shock Waves Through Immigrant Rights Community

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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. Chad Riley/Getty Images hide caption

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The Huddled Masses And The Myth Of America

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The West Kensington Ministry church in Philadelphia, seen here in 2014, is one of about a dozen churches offering sanctuary to Central American immigrants who are under deportation orders. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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U.S. Churches Offer Safe Haven For A New Generation Of Immigrants

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Some unaccompanied minors who don't qualify for asylum can apply instead for a visa called Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, or SIJS. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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With Asylum Out Of Reach, Some Minors Seek Out Special Visas

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A swing set is all that remains in the backyard of a house in Middletown, Calif., after a devastating wildfire. Birth certificates and marriage licenses were among the important things destroyed. Lesley McClurg/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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Proof Of Citizenship Up In Flames After California Wildfires

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Jane Garcia, CEO of La Clinica de la Raza, which serves 25,000 patients in Contra Costa County, Calif., addresses supporters of expanding health care for undocumented adults. Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED hide caption

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Detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., gather for a Sikh prayer service. Liz Jones/KUOW hide caption

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With Religious Services, Immigrant Detainees Find 'Calmness'

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