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LAPD’s New Impound Policy Takes Effect Despite Pending Suit

The Los Angeles Police Department’s new impound policy is expected to go into effect Sunday despite a pending lawsuit by the Police Protective League.

04/22/2012

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ICE Arrests 206 LA-Area Illegal Immigrants In Nationwide Sweep

More than 200 illegal immigrants in the Los Angeles area were arrested in a national immigration sweep, the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement said Monday.

04/02/2012

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Man Sentenced In Human Smuggler Murder Case

An Orange County judge has sentenced a man to 25 years to life in prison for the murder and attempted murder of two smugglers of illegal immigrants during a human-trafficking exchange.

03/17/2012

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Sheriff Lee Baca Joins LAPD Chief In Calling For Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

Another top law enforcement official has come out publicly in favor of driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants.

02/24/2012

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LAPD Chief Under Fire For Wanting To Offer Driver’s Licenses To Illegal Immigrants

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck is under fire for throwing his support behind a controversial driver’s license for illegal immigrants.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/23/2012

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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck: Give Driver’s Licenses To Illegal Immigrants

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says the state of California should issue driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants.

02/22/2012

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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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Controversy Surrounds Impound Reforms Designed To Help Illegal Immigrants

Angry Angelenos are expected to voice their concerns Tuesday night at a meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission over plans to stop seizing vehicles of unlicensed drivers who are stopped at DUI checkpoints.

01/17/2012

Protesters with Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) hold signs as they march during an anti Secure Communities program demonstration on August 15, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The demonstrators were picketing in front of St. Anne's Residential Facility, where Homeland Security advisory council's Task Force on Secure Communities was holding a hearing.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Hundreds Protest Fingerprinting Program That Leads To Deportations

About 200 people walked out of a meeting by a federal government task force Monday in protest over a program that gives immigration officials access to the fingerprints of arrestees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2011

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Private Aid To Illegal College Students

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will let college students who entered the country illegally receive private financial aid.

07/25/2011

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Suspected Illegal Immigrants Held On SoCal Beach

More than a dozen suspected illegal immigrants were captured early Tuesday on a Southern California beach after a smuggling boat capsized in rough surf.

07/12/2011

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Boat Overturns In OC Surf, 14 Illegal Immigrants Detained

Federal agents arrested 14 would-be illegal immigrants when their boat overturned at Crystal Cove State Park Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2011

Coast Guard Rescues 15 Illegal Immigrants Stranded On Island Off Ventura

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 15 illegal immigrants stranded for three days on an island off Southern California.

07/11/2011

2 Arrested In CA Driver’s License Scheme

Two men have been arrested in what authorities describe as an elaborate scheme to help illegal immigrants from Korea and China obtain California driver’s licenses using doctored Canadian passports.

05/19/2011

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Sheriff Baca Questions Civil Rights Of Illegal Immigrants

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has questioned the civil rights of illegal immigrants in radio remarks that have riled immigrant advocates.

05/13/2011

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