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The Future Of Immigration Reform, The Hidden Brain

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The number of people in Colorado -- without legal immigration status -- is about 200,000, according to the Pew Research Center. People who are in the country illegally came under great scrutiny during President-elect Donald Trump's campaign, and his message resonates with many of his supporters. Now that he's won, these immigrants' lives stand to change. Also, your brain has an autopilot function, that directs you even when you're not aware. NPR's social science correspondent, Shankar Vedantam tells how a man from Colorado, Derek Amato, convinced his mom that he'd become a piano savant.