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On Both Sides Of U.S.-Mexico Border, Migrants Face Risks And Long Waits

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador won Mexico's presidential election and celebrated Sunday night with his supporters in Mexico City's Zócalo Square. Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mexico's Next President Gets 'Respectful' Call From Trump After Huge Win

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A U.S. Border Patrol agent questions a man in Nogales, Ariz., seen through a hole in a metal fence marking the border between the U.S. and Mexico, in 2007. Guillermo Arias/Associated Press hide caption

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Mother Jones reporter Shane Bauer went undercover with the Three Percent United Patriots border militia group. Winni Wintermeyer/Courtesy of Mother Jones hide caption

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What A Reporter Learned When He Infiltrated An Arizona Militia Group

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Galindo's "zapatello" uses gears and cranks to hit a shoe and glove on a drum made of a tire and rawhide. Richard Misrach/Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York and Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles hide caption

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Lost — Then Found — Along The Border, Objects Become Art

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A migrant from El Salvador holds a map he received from church workers at the Mexico-Guatemala border. It shows the freight train schedules and routes to the U.S. border. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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A Flood Of Kids, On Their Own, Hope To Hop A Train To A New Life

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Family members huddle at the fence to talk to loved ones living across the border. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Born From The Border, Tijuana Grows In New Ways

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Parts of the fence along the U.S.-Mexico border might stop vehicles, but they don't keep out those making the journey on foot. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Crossing The Desert: Why Brenda Wanted Border Patrol To Find Her

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Columbus, N.M., was raided by Pancho Villa in 1916 and by federal agents in 2011. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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From Pancho Villa To Panda Express: Life In A Border Town

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Workers arrive at an assembly plant located along the border. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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On The Mend, But Wounds Of Violence Still Scar Juarez

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