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WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. — The first time I came to this small Southern Illinois city, in February, the person I was here to write about — Juan Carlos Hernandez Pacheco — was nowhere to be found. He was locked up in a Missouri detention facility.
Mr. Hernandez had been arrested for being undocumented, amid a national conversation over President Trump’s promises to crack down on illegal immigration.
Listen to ‘The Daily’: Revisiting CarlosIn the early weeks of the Trump administration, we met a man who got caught up in the president’s crackdown on immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
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