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A Look Into What Immigrant Families Face At Busiest Border Crossing

Dahani Gudiel, 25, from Guatemala turned herself and her three daughters in to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection outside of McAllen, Texas on Monday. Gudiel says she crossed the border seeking asylum after being threatened by gangs at home.
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Dahani Gudiel, 25, from Guatemala turned herself and her three daughters in to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection outside of McAllen, Texas on Monday. Gudiel says she crossed the border seeking asylum after being threatened by gangs at home.

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Ari Shapiro has been one of the hosts of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine, since 2015. During his first two years on the program, listenership to All Things Considered grew at an unprecedented rate, with more people tuning in during a typical quarter-hour than any other program on the radio.