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This undated photo provided by the National Trust for Historic Preservation shows a building in the historic Rio Vista Farm in Socorro, Texas. The center adobe structure built in 1935 was once the recreation hall for the County Poor Farm. The Texas border town is working to restore crumbling white adobe buildings that were once a processing site for millions of Mexicans who came to the U.S. as temporary guest workers for more than two decades starting in World War II. Local officials and preservationists want to create a site that will tell the stories of the “braceros” who worked on farms and railroads. (National Trust for Historic Preservation via AP)

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This undated photo provided by the National Trust for Historic Preservation shows a building in the historic Rio Vista Farm in Socorro, Texas. The Texas border town is working to restore crumbling white adobe buildings that were once a processing site for millions of Mexicans who came to the U.S. as temporary guest workers for more than two decades starting in World War II. Local officials and preservationists want to create a site that will tell the stories of the “braceros” who worked on farms and railroads. (National Trust for Historic Preservation via AP)

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This undated photo provided by the National Trust for Historic Preservation shows a building in the historic Rio Vista Farm in Socorro, Texas. The adobe structure shows deterioration that is evident throughout the entire complex. The Texas border town is working to restore crumbling white adobe buildings that were once a processing site for millions of Mexicans who came to the U.S. as temporary guest workers for more than two decades starting in World War II. Local officials and preservationists want to create a site that will tell the stories of the “braceros” who worked on farms and railroads. (National Trust for Historic Preservation via AP)

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This undated photo provided by the National Trust for Historic Preservation shows a building in the historic Rio Vista Farm in Socorro, Texas. The Texas border town is working to restore crumbling white adobe buildings that were once a processing site for millions of Mexicans who came to the U.S. as temporary guest workers for more than two decades starting in World War II. Local officials and preservationists want to create a site that will tell the stories of the “braceros” who worked on farms and railroads. (National Trust for Historic Preservation via AP)

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This undated photo provided by the National Trust for Historic Preservation shows a building in the historic Rio Vista Farm in Socorro, Texas. The Texas border town is working to restore crumbling white adobe buildings that were once a processing site for millions of Mexicans who came to the U.S. as temporary guest workers for more than two decades starting in World War II. Local officials and preservationists want to create a site that will tell the stories of the “braceros” who worked on farms and railroads. (National Trust for Historic Preservation via AP)

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This undated photo provided by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) History Library and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, shows temporary clerks completing the short-term labor contracts and identification cards. Each clerk was proficient in both Spanish and English. The bracero program is the largest guest-worker program in our nation's history and recruited 4.6 million skilled Mexican nationals. (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) History Library/National Trust for Historic Preservation via AP)

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This undated photo provided by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) History Library and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, shows workers waiting in line to be contracted at the Rio Vista Farm Reception Center in Sacorro, Texas. During peak times at Rio Vista Farm, up to 1,500 men signed short-term labor contracts to assist with labor shortages across the country. (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) History Library/National Trust for Historic Preservation via AP)

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(The National Trust for Historic Preservation via AP)

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This undated image provided by Paul W. Romaine via the National Trust for Historic Preservation shows the Palisades, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., one of America's 11 most endangered historic places. Several generations have cherished the scenic Palisades cliffs along the Hudson River. Despite its designation as a National Historic Landmark, the LG Corporation plans to build an office tower along the cliffs in New Jersey, forever altering the landscape, preservationists say. (AP Photo/Paul W. Romaine via National Trust for Historic Preservation)

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In this photo taken June 14, 2011, China Alley is shown in Hanford, Calif. China Alley, a Chinese neighborhood in this small, rural town, once bustled with a temple, herb shops and gambling dens. Now what once was one of the biggest Chinatown's between San Francisco and Los Angeles has been named one of America's 11 most endangered historic places by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka)