Immigrants

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Immigration Lawyer Says She Was Barred From Adelanto Detention Center

An immigration lawyer says she was denied entry to a Southern California detention center after participating in peaceful vigils at the site.

08/25/2015

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Tempers Flare When Huntington Park Appoints Undocumented Immigrants To City Commissions

Huntington Park is making history and not everyone is happy about it.

08/04/2015

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Judge: US Violates Agreement In Detention Of Immigrant Kids

The decision Friday by U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee in California is a victory for the immigrant rights lawyers who brought the case.

07/25/2015

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Some ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Don’t Enforce Federal Immigration Policies For Fear Of Lawsuits

The term “sanctuary city” has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities.

07/23/2015

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Report: 1,800 Immigrants Re-Arrested After Release From Jail

More than 1,800 immigrants that the federal government wanted to deport were nevertheless released from local jails and later re-arrested for various crimes, according to a government report released Monday.

07/13/2015

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Macy’s To Trump: You’re Fired

The Macy’s department store chain joined an ongoing exodus from association with Donald Trump and New Mexico’s governor and New York City’s mayor slammed him over his comments on Mexican immigrants.

07/02/2015

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Immigration Detention Center Expands In Adelanto

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.

07/02/2015

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35 California Counties Extend Health Care To Immigrants

The decision was made Thursday by the County Medical Services Program. That program provides health services to the poor in the mostly rural, sparsely populated counties.

06/27/2015

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California On Cusp Of Offering Young Immigrants Health Care

In a move that adds momentum to efforts to integrate immigrants, California is on the cusp of becoming the largest state in the nation to extend state-subsidized health care coverage to children from low-income families who are in the country illegally.

06/17/2015

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Some Believe Video Singles Out Immigrants As Responsible For Lower Water Supplies

A Santa Barbara-based group has sparked a firestorm after some say a video posted last year singled out immigrants as responsible for lower water supplies.

05/26/2015

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California Issues 59,000 Driver’s Licenses To Immigrants

California issued 59,000 driver’s licenses to immigrants who are in the country illegally during the first month their applications were accepted, state officials said Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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Immigrants Can Now Get Mexican Birth Certificates In U.S.

The Mexican government on Thursday started issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for U.S. work permits, driver’s licenses and protection from deportation.

01/14/2015

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California DMV Will Check Immigrants’ Prior Licenses

Immigrants in the country illegally who fraudulently obtained a California driver’s license before it was legal won’t get a new card until state authorities review their driving record.

01/13/2015

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46,200 Immigrants Apply For California Driver’s License

California officials say 46,200 immigrants started applying for a driver’s license in the first three days that the state began issuing licenses to immigrants who are in the country illegally.

01/06/2015

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DMV Gears Up For Migrant Driver’s Licenses

While tens of thousands of immigrants living in the country illegally are gearing up to apply for a long-sought driver’s license in California starting Jan. 2, others are being urged to think twice.

12/26/2014

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