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A U.S. Border Patrol agent drives along an irrigation canal separating the U.S. from Mexico, at left, that carries Colorado River water from the All American Canal near El Centro, California. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Drowning Pregnant Woman From ‘All-American Canal’

A drowning pregnant woman and suspected undocumented immigrant was rescued this week from a Southern California canal, authorities said.

03/19/2014

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City Hall Committee Moves To Regulate Illegally Placed Dumpsters, PODS

Lawmakers at City Hall were set Wednesday to talk trash.

03/05/2014

Sergio Garcia can begin practicing law in California despite his immigration status following the court's ruling. (Photo credit: CBS)

Calif. Supreme Court Grants Law License To Illegal Immigrant

The California Supreme Court announced Thursday it will grant a law license to a man living in the U.S. illegally who graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam.

01/02/2014

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Undocumented LA County Parents On Pace To Receive $650M In Welfare Benefits

A projected $650 million in welfare benefits will be distributed to illegal alien parents in 2013, county officials said Monday.

09/16/2013

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Sheriff: Illegal Fireworks To Blame For Walnut Park Fire

A fire at a South Los Angeles carpet store was under investigation Tuesday after authorities believe it was sparked by illegal fireworks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2013

(credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Dept.)

Arrests Lead To 3K-Pound Stash Of Illegal Fireworks In West Valinda

The arrest of three men in the West Valinda area led deputies to discover a large stash of illegal fireworks, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2013

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State Senate Mulls Bill To OK Jury Duty For Non-Citizens

Will California become the first U.S. state to allow non-citizens to serve on juries?

05/29/2013

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Video Surveillance Catches Illegal Dumping Suspects

Two men faced misdemeanor charges Tuesday after they were caught on video illegally dumping waste in El Sereno, city officials said.

05/14/2013

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Ex-US Border Inspector Pleads Guilty To Bribery

A former U.S. border inspector has admitted to taking bribes to bring illegal immigrants into California.

03/29/2013

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Budget Cuts To Hit Border Patrol Ranks In ‘Perfect Storm’

Hours before federal spending cuts were set to go into effect, the impact was already beginning to be felt Thursday along the U.S.- Mexico border and in California prisons.

02/28/2013

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DA: DNA Samples Should Be Collected From Immigrants During Citizenship Process

San Bernardino County’s top prosecutor wants lawmakers to require immigrants applying for citizenship to provide a DNA sample as part of the matriculation process.

01/30/2013

An officer removes evidence from a home where illegal cockfighting was being staged. (credit: DACC)

Large Cockfighting Operation Busted In Compton

A large cockfighting operation was busted in Compton Saturday by Los Angeles County’s Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) and the spcaLA.

12/22/2012

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Man Arrested After He Converts His Bathroom Into Illegal Dentist’s Office

Officials have announced the arrest of a man they say provided dental services out of a converted bathroom in his home.

12/19/2012

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Report: Illegal Drivers Behind High Hit-And-Run Rate In LA

One in five fatal crashes in Los Angeles involves an unlicensed driver, according to a new report.

10/11/2012

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Alarcon: Library ID Cards Would ‘Upgrade’ Residents From Payday Lenders

Councilman Richard Alarcon is defending his controversial proposal to allow illegal immigrants to use city-issued library cards as official identification and even as debit cards.

09/11/2012

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