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Immigration Reform Part 1: The Minuteman Project

Last year, U.S. border patrol officials arrested more than one million people illegally entering the United States -- nearly half of them along the Arizona border. A loose coalition of citizens recently began patroling the border themselves, arguing the government wasn't offering enough security. NPR's Ted Robbins reports on the civilian volunteers of the Minuteman Project.

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As supervising editor for Arts and Culture at NPR based at NPR West in Culver City, Ted Robbins plans coverage across NPR shows and online, focusing on TV at a time when there's never been so much content. He thinks "arts and culture" encompasses a lot of human creativity — from traditional museum offerings to popular culture, and out-of-the-way people and events.
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