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Clinic guides immigrants hoping for reprieves

They came bearing documents. Passports, school transcripts, medical records, rent receipts, cellphone bills, bank statements, middle school diplomas — anything to prove they had lived in the United States since 2007.

Some even brought glowing recommendations from high school teachers.

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