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Coronavirus in Texas

She's an undocumented immigrant, a taxpayer and an essential worker. But she won't get a stimulus check.

About 8% of Texas workers are undocumented, and because they're not eligible for stimulus payments, many are facing tough choices during the pandemic.

A Mexican migrant worker collects oranges during a harvest at a farm Florida. April 1, 2020.
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