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Dupont remains under fire, with reports of contaminated bottle water and concerns about plant chemical emissions in North Carolina over the use of a chemical found in the Dupont product teflon.

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In North Carolina, immigrant farmworkers wonder about their place in America

Many undocumented immigrants in the US work in cultivation, picking fruits and vegetables. They move around or live permanently on the fields, along with their children — many of whom were born here and are US citizens. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to get tough on illegal immigration. And that has many immigrant farming communities bracing for what comes next.