Immigrants

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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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LA Mayor Backing Off Plan To Stop Impounding Cars Of Unlicensed Drivers?

The mayor of Los Angeles may be rethinking a proposal to end the city’s practice of impounding vehicles belonging to unlicensed drivers.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/23/2011

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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Sheriff’s Department Sued Over Immigrant Deportations

Immigrant rights advocates will serve the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department with a summons to get information about the department’s participation in immigration enforcement programs and data about deportations.

06/30/2011

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Immigration Authorities Add 1,300 Beds For Southland Detainees

Immigration authorities will add another 1,300 beds to detain suspected illegal immigrants in Southern California.

06/01/2011

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New Ad Campaign Encourages US Citizenship

The federal government is running a national advertising campaign to encourage more immigrants to become U.S. citizens.

05/25/2011

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Feds: Record Number Of Illegal Immigrants Target SoCal Beaches

U.S. immigration officials say they have intercepted a record number of attempts in the past year involving small boats aiming to bring illegal immigrants ashore.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/03/2011

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Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling, Holding Immigrants Hostage

An illegal immigrant from Guatemala has pleaded guilty to smuggling people into California and holding them
in brutal captivity until their relatives paid thousands of dollars.

10/27/2010

LA Immigrants In Westlake

Study: Fewer Immigrants Coming To LA, More Settled

A new study shows fewer immigrants are arriving in Los Angeles and but more of their compatriots are long-settled in the country’s second-largest city.

10/04/2010

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Orange County Jails See Influx Of Immigrants

Hundreds of detained immigrants are being transferred to Orange County jails, and more are on the way, under a deal with the federal government that would bring the cash-strapped Orange County Sheriff’s Department up to $30 million a year, a newspaper reported Sunday.

10/03/2010

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Officials Rescue 37 Immigrants From Riverside House

Authorities say they have rescued more than three dozen immigrants locked inside a boarded up bedroom in a Southern California drop house.

09/08/2010

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