An immigration lawyer says she was denied entry to a Southern California detention center after participating in peaceful vigils at the site.
Immigration authorities are expanding a Southern California detention facility to get more bed space for women with criminal records, immigrants with medical needs, recently-arrived asylum seekers and other detainees.
Detention staff should consider transgender detainees’ preferences when making decisions about housing and clothing and what pronouns should be used, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in new guidelines for the treatment of transgender detainees.
Authorities say a Canadian man accused of raping a disabled girl four decades ago in his native country was turned over to authorities after he was found living in San Dimas.
A nationwide crackdown on at-large criminal aliens and other “public safety threats” resulted in over 200 arrests in the Los Angeles area, federal investigators said Monday.
Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed to return for a chance to make their case to stay in the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union said.
Due to treacherous conditions, it took more than six hours to rescue the students.
Immigrant advocates filed a lawsuit Wednesday over concerns that federal immigration agents could use state driver’s license databases to track down people for deportation.
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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.
KCAL9’s Adrianna Weingold reports hundreds marched outside the federal building, pushing for immigration reform, immigrant rights, and safe passage for children seeking refuge in the U.S.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will no longer comply with federal immigration detainer requests issued without judicial review, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday.
The operation, which concluded Wednesday, resulted in 31 arrests in Los Angeles County, 11 in San Bernardino County, eight in Riverside County, four in Orange County, two in Ventura County and one in Santa Barbara County.
Officials in Los Angeles County and over a dozen other counties in Southern California are no longer honoring requests from federal immigration agents, according to a report.
Officials with Los Angeles County are considering a plan to require ice cream vendors to undergo fingerprinting and background checks.