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Obama’s Sweeping Immigration Reform Draws Mixed Reaction

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.

11/20/2014

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Baldwin Park Sued Over Police Immigration Hold

Immigrant rights groups are suing the Baldwin Park police department for jailing a man suspected of entering the U.S. illegally.

10/08/2014

Hundreds of mostly Central American immigrants wait for processing at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. (credit: CBS)

President’s Plan To Increase Border Deportations Stirs Controversy

The Obama administration is under fire after announcing plans to increase deportations of those caught crossing into the US illegally.

06/20/2014

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Bill Seeks To Allow Undocumented Calif. Residents To Buy Health Insurance

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would allow people living in the country illegally to buy health insurance through the state.

02/15/2014

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Activists Offer Feedback As DMV Prepares To Issue Driver’s Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants

As California’s DMV prepares to issue driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, community activists are giving the agency plenty of feedback on how to roll out the program.

01/28/2014

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Stolen Championship Women’s Boxing Belts Found At Home Of Convicted Burglar About To Be Deported

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.

02/18/2013

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Villaraigosa Pushes For Immigration Reform During Visit To Nation’s Capitol

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is calling for comprehensive federal immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship
for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country.

01/14/2013

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Deputy Finds 15 Illegal Immigrants Concealed In Pleasure Boat Near Newport Beach Harbor

Fifteen suspected illegal immigrants were taken into police custody Thursday after being found in the hull of a pleasure boat in Newport Harbor.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/19/2012

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Man Facing Deportation Linked To 2001 Abduction, Rape In Orange

A man facing deportation was charged Wednesday with the rape of a young woman he allegedly abducted at a bus stop in Orange a decade ago.

04/11/2012

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Man With 3 Aliases Arrested For Wearing Stolen LA County Fire Department Jacket

Authorities say they arrested a 49-year-old illegal immigrant on suspicion of receiving stolen property after sheriff’s deputies saw him wearing a Los Angeles County Fire Department jacket.

02/03/2012

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5 Indicted In Human Smuggling Ring That Used Black, Non-Spanish Speaking Drivers

Five people have been indicted for for allegedly masterminding a human smuggling scheme federal agents say relied on non-Spanish speaking African Americans to drive illegal immigrants from the border and into the Los Angeles area.

02/02/2012

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Human Smuggler Sentenced To 20 Years

An illegal immigrant from Guatemala has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in Los Angeles for directing a human smuggling operation in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2011

10 Illegal Immigrants Detained In Malibu Human Trafficking

Immigration authorities have detained 10 suspected illegal immigrants in the Malibu area — part of trend by Mexican smugglers to bring their human cargo farther north by boat.

06/29/2011

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