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Arrests by federal immigration agents are way up.

Local law enforcement agencies are eager to help.

And judges rarely side with immigrants fighting deportation.

This is metro Atlanta. By almost any measure, it's one of the toughest places in America to be undocumented.

"I hope it's true," said Phil Kent, a member of the Georgia Immigration Enforcement Review Board. "I would hope that Atlanta is one of the tougher places."

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Today, the White House says President Trump will offer a plan to do this.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: We will build gleaming, new roads, bridges, highways, railways and waterways all across our land.

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A Mystery Portrait In Massachusetts

Feb 9, 2018

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China's Spies

Feb 9, 2018

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The Ski Jumpers Of A Small Illinois Town

Feb 9, 2018

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The Winter Olympics are now underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea. And this year, 3 out of 4 members of the U.S. men's ski jumping team come from an unlikely place. Here's Quinn Myers of our member station WBEZ.

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Overseas Markets Decline

Feb 9, 2018

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Ranchers across the West watched intently as the federal government prosecuted a Nevada ranching family for leading armed militia standoffs over cattle grazing on public land. Last month, the case against Cliven Bundy and his sons collapsed and now they're calling on other cattlemen to defy federal grazing rules and regulations.

The question now is whether – or if – that will resonate among scores of other ranchers who rely on federal public land to graze their cattle.

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Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, employed a little-used word yesterday, compromise.

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More than a dozen states oppose the Trump administration's proposal to open up nearly the entire U.S. coastline to offshore oil leasing. Federal officials will get public feedback on the plan in Sacramento on Thursday. The Interior Department says it takes local concerns into account — as happened in a recent controversial move with Florida — but states have no direct say, since the leasing would take place in federally controlled waters.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi stood on the House floor yesterday. It seemed like she had no plans to sit down ever.

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