Corrine Stern types a report before calling the El Salvadorian consulate to check on the status of DNA and fingerprint requests to help her identify bodies at the Webb County Medical Examiner's Office in Laredo. As the medical examiner for Webb County, a 3,376-square-mile jurisdiction of 262,000 residents in South Texas, Stern works in a grim corner of the national debate over illegal immigration — identifying the dead.

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