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Debate Chugs Along Over Whether Granting Immigrants Driver’s Licenses Will Make Roads Safer

A debate over granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses continues to chug along after the California Legislature passed a bill on it Thursday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/13/2013

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Calif. Legislature OK’s Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

After decades of debate and discussion, the Calif. Legislature approved a bill that will allow undocumented workers to obtain driver’s licenses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2013

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Immigrant Driver’s License Bill Remains In Limbo

Immigrants who are in the country illegally would be able to get California driver’s licenses under a bill approved Thursday by the state Senate, but it was not immediately certain whether it would be sent to the governor this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2013

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Calif. Bill Protects Immigrants From Employer Retaliation

Gov. Jerry Brown will consider a bill that would make it illegal for employers to report workers to immigration authorities as retaliation for complaining about their working conditions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2013

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Non-Citizens Could Be Jurors Under Calif. Bill

California would become the first state to allow non-citizens who are in the country legally to serve as jurors under a bill that cleared the Assembly on Thursday and heads to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2013

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Calif. Bill Would Let Noncitizens Help Voters

Certain immigrants who are not U.S. citizens could serve as poll workers in California under legislation heading to Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2013

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Companies Help Immigrants Obtain US Citizenship

For immigrants working toward the American Dream, some employers are now helping them reach their dream of becoming Americans.

08/03/2013

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Senate Passes Bill On Non-Citizen Poll Workers

The state Senate on Monday approved legislation that would allow immigrants who are not U.S. citizens to assist voters casting a ballot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2013

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LA Officials Vote To Support Driver’s Licenses For Unauthorized Immigrants

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday in support of a bill that would allow unauthorized immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2013

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Lawsuit Challenges US Deportation Procedures

The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. government Tuesday over the way Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally agree to be sent home, claiming the so-called voluntary departures are actually coerced.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/04/2013

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Immigrants, Advocates Hoping For Reform Attend Inauguration Viewing Party

Immigrant families and advocates gathered Monday at a viewing party to watch President Barack Obama’s inaugural ceremony.

01/21/2013

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25 Suspected Illegal Immigrants Arrested In Palos Verdes Panga Landing

More than two dozen people were arrested Monday morning after their panga boat was spotted off the coast of Rancho Palos Verdes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2012

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Calif. Moves To Give Licenses To Immigrant Drivers

California is moving to give driver’s licenses to young immigrants who are in the country illegally but would no longer face deportation under a recently announced policy change by the Obama administration.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2012

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Thousands Of LA Residents Begin Application Process For Deferred Deportation Program

Immigration authorities expect more than 1.2 million young immigrants will start applying for a Deferred Action program on Wednesday, which will allow the children of undocumented workers to live in the U.S. without fear of deportation for the next two years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2012

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14 Immigrants Arrested When Boat Washes Ashore In Huntington Beach

Several arrests were made Thursday after a boat full of immigrants washed ashore in Huntington Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/02/2012

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