The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday in support of a bill that would allow unauthorized immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses.
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.
Immigrant families and advocates gathered Monday at a viewing party to watch President Barack Obama’s inaugural ceremony.
More than two dozen people were arrested Monday morning after their panga boat was spotted off the coast of Rancho Palos Verdes.
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.
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.
Several arrests were made Thursday after a boat full of immigrants washed ashore in Huntington Beach.
The mayor of Los Angeles may be rethinking a proposal to end the city’s practice of impounding vehicles belonging to unlicensed drivers.
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.
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.
Immigration authorities will add another 1,300 beds to detain suspected illegal immigrants in Southern California.
The federal government is running a national advertising campaign to encourage more immigrants to become U.S. citizens.
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.
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.
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.