Millions of immigrants who lack legal status in California would be eligible for protection from deportation and a federal permit to work legally under a plan announced by President Barack Obama.
Analysts say an estimated 2.5 million undocumented immigrants who live in California could be affected by President Obama’s expected executive order.
Immigrant rights groups are suing the Baldwin Park police department for jailing a man suspected of entering the U.S. illegally.
The Obama administration is spending $4 million on lawyers for unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings, a move an influential Republican lawmaker says is illegal and will fuel an increase in illegal immigration.
Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
California Gov. Jerry Brown won’t be deploying National Guard troops to the Mexico border like Texas is doing in response to an influx of immigrants.
Authorities are putting a planned U.S. Border Patrol effort to bring nearly 300 Central American migrants from South Texas to Southern California on hold – and critics are applauding the move.
The Obama administration is under fire after announcing plans to increase deportations of those caught crossing into the US illegally.
Immigration advocates are filing suit against the federal government, saying immigration officials are violating their own rules by failing to provide a speedy hearing to some immigrants who face deportation.
After a 10-year-old California girl traveled to the Vatican to plead with Pope Francis for help as her father faced deportation, the man was released Friday on bond from immigration detention.
Two Los Angeles City Council members joined with immigration rights activists Wednesday in support of a resolution urging President Obama to stop immigration deportations.
Two championship belts have been returned to a women’s boxing champion after they were recovered at the home of a convicted burglar who was about to be deported to Mexico.
The White House is expected to respond to a petition calling for British CNN host Piers Morgan to be deported after it receives over 39,000 signatures.
Six people were arrested as dozens rallied outside a county jail in downtown Los Angeles jail in favor of a bill aimed at protecting some illegal immigrants from deportation.
Immigration authorities expect more than 1.2 million young immigrants will start applying for a Deferred Action program on Wednesday, which will allow the children of undocumented workers to live in the U.S. without fear of deportation for the next two years.