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Julia prepares tortillas for her family's dinner before she sets up her table to sell elote and atole from her driveway. Some New York City street vendors have started selling out of their homes to reduce their visibility and risk of being detained or deported. Rachael Bongiorno for NPR hide caption

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Minara Begum (left) and her sister, Rajna Begum, served coconut Mishti (sweets) at the first Bandhu Gardens pop-up at Rose's Fine Food last July. Courtesy of Andrew Miller hide caption

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A street vendor makes huaraches and quesadillas on the sidewalk in the piñata district in Los Angeles. LA is the only major U.S. city where selling food on the sidewalk is illegal. President Trump's immigration policies have pushed the city council to change the law. But the devil is in the details. Camellia Tse for NPR hide caption

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Chef José Andrés will shutter five of his restaurants on Thursday as part of a boycott in response to President Trump's immigration policies. Beth J. Harpaz/AP hide caption

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Beth J. Harpaz/AP

Chef José Andrés To Close Restaurants For The 'Day Without Immigrants'

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