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As Los Angeles Burned, The Border Patrol Swooped InEnlarge this image toggle caption Gary Leonard/Corbis via Getty Images Gary Leonard/Corbis via Getty ImagesLooking back at the 1992 Los Angeles riots, people often remember tensions between African-Americans, white law enforcement officers and Korean small business owners.

This week, NPR is taking a look at the legacy of the 1992 Los Angeles Riots, 25 years later.

Robert Moschorak was the district director of the INS in Los Angeles during the unrest.

But 25 years ago, when Los Angeles was burning, Special Order 40 appears to have been an afterthought amidst the chaos.

NPR’s Anjuli Sastry produced and Melissa Gray edited All Things Considered’s series of reports on the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots.

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