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On the Border, Out of the Shadows

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U.S. News & World Report L.P.

This story focuses on South Texas, where roughly half a million people live in colonias--impoverished neighborhoods located outside city limits that often lack basic public services, such as electricity, clean water, and sewage systems. The advocacy groups and communities have worked together to improve living conditions in the colonias.

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