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01/26/2016 04:28 pm ET Updated Jan 13, 2017

Undocumented Immigrants In Flint Say They’ve Been Denied Free Water And Are Scared To Get Help

FLINT, Mich.—While the state government mobilizes a massive response to the water crisis in Flint, handing out bottled water and filters to residents affected by lead-contaminated tap water, undocumented residents here feel left out.

In interviews with Fusion, a half dozen undocumented people said that either they’ve been turned away from free water or are worried that they’ll be deported if they try to get help. Some who don’t speak English only learned about the problems with the water in the last few days, and have been drinking contaminated tap water for months.

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