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This Week In Congress: A Busy Time In Immigration Policy

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On Tuesday, the White House welcomed immigration stakeholders from mayors and administration officials to members of faith groups and farm organizations.

Beyond the Beltway, immigration bills are working their way through state legislatures nationwide. In a typical year, state legislatures churn through more than 1,000 bills relating to immigration. This year, those include a slate of so-called copy-cat bills, inspired by Arizona's attempt to strengthen and broaden immigration enforcement.

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Love Stories From New York, The City That Never Sleeps

The air may be icy, but our alt.Latino teams fills it this Valentine's Day with warm memories from New Yorkers of love and Latin music.
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President Of The National Black Farmers Association Tells His Unique Story

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with John Boyd Jr., a black farmer whose family has been tending to the same patch of land since they acquired it after the Civil War.
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Trial Date Still Pending For 9 Accused Of Plotting Sept. 11 Attacks

Military commissions resume this week at Guatmanamo, even as President Barack Obama maintains his vow to close the prison, with or without Congress.
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West Point Students' Plan To Counter ISIS Online Strategy

The State Department sponsored a contest to find the best ways to combat ISIS propaganda online. A group of cadets from West Point got second prize. Rachel Martin speaks with team member CJ Drew.

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