A public hearing on regulations involving the pending issuance of California driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants was being held Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles.
The Obama administration is under fire after announcing plans to increase deportations of those caught crossing into the US illegally.
The state Senate is holding legislation that seeks to extend health care coverage to immigrants who are in the country illegally until lawmakers find a way to pay for it.
A unique loan program is helping legal residents afford the process of becoming naturalized citizens.
Thousands will take to the streets of downtown Los Angeles Wednesday to participate in May Day protests to end immigrant deportations.
The city Police Commission today approved a new policy for impounding the cars of unlicensed drivers, allowing offenders who have valid identification, car registration and proof of insurance to avoid a mandatory 30-day impound.
The Los Angeles Police Commission said Tuesday that an officer was justified in using lethal force on a Guatemalan immigrant last year — a fatal shooting that sparked days of protest in the Latino community.
Authorities say two people have been arrested on suspicion of holding a man they had smuggled from Mexico for ransom in their Riverside County home.
The family of a Guatemalan day laborer who was shot by police in a standoff early last month has filed a civil rights lawsuit for what they claim was the use of excessive force.
She is the mystery in the middle of the California governor’s race.
State senator Gloria Romero says the police should revisit its use-of-force policy in the wake of this month’s fatal shooting of a knife-wielding Guatemalan immigrant.