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North-of-the-Border Immigration Sweeps Draw Protests

A roadside sign near the Southern California town of Temecula, about 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, reads: "U.S. Border Patrol Says Thank You for Your Support."
Mandalit del Barco, NPR
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A roadside sign near the Southern California town of Temecula, about 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, reads: "U.S. Border Patrol Says Thank You for Your Support."

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
As an arts correspondent based at NPR West, Mandalit del Barco reports and produces stories about film, television, music, visual arts, dance and other topics. Over the years, she has also covered everything from street gangs to Hollywood, police and prisons, marijuana, immigration, race relations, natural disasters, Latino arts and urban street culture (including hip hop dance, music, and art). Every year, she covers the Oscars and the Grammy awards for NPR, as well as the Sundance Film Festival and other events. Her news reports, feature stories and photos, filed from Los Angeles and abroad, can be heard on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, Alt.latino, and npr.org.