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New Talk of Legalizing Illegal Immigrants

In the early months of the Bush administration, momentum was gaining to liberalize immigration laws for Mexican workers. Interest cooled after the Sept. 11 attacks, but now some officials are again considering a guest worker program. NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports.

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Jennifer Ludden helps edit energy and environment stories for NPR's National Desk, working with NPR staffers and a team of public radio reporters across the country. They track the shift to clean energy, state and federal policy moves, and how people and communities are coping with the mounting impacts of climate change.