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It was an emotional reunion at LAX Saturday for a daughter and father who haven't seen each other for two years. (credit: CBS)

Girl, 10, Gets Emotional Reunion With Dad At LAX After Making Plea To Pope Francis

Their reunion was two years in the making.

03/29/2014

This poster pictured above is part of a nationwide outreach campaign targeting three major U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, New York City and Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

ICE Campaign To Warn Angelenos Of Jail Time, Stiff Penalties For Marriage Fraud

A campaign warning Angelenos that marriage fraud is a federal crime that carries significant prison sentences and possible six-figure fines is set to kick off next week.

03/28/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol agent drives along an irrigation canal separating the U.S. from Mexico, at left, that carries Colorado River water from the All American Canal near El Centro, California. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Drowning Pregnant Woman From ‘All-American Canal’

A drowning pregnant woman and suspected undocumented immigrant was rescued this week from a Southern California canal, authorities said.

03/19/2014

Sergio Garcia can begin practicing law in California despite his immigration status following the court's ruling. (Photo credit: CBS)

Calif. Supreme Court Grants Law License To Illegal Immigrant

The California Supreme Court announced Thursday it will grant a law license to a man living in the U.S. illegally who graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam.

01/02/2014

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Councilmen Call On Obama To Suspend Immigration Deportations

Two Los Angeles City Council members joined with immigration rights activists Wednesday in support of a resolution urging President Obama to stop immigration deportations.

12/18/2013

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5 In Custody For Protesting Immigration Policies Outside Federal Building

Detective Gus Villanueva said the people arrested have been turned over to federal authorities.

12/16/2013

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OC Immigration Activists To Resume ‘Fast For Families’

A handful of immigration reform activists were set to begin a four-day fast Monday outside the offices of an Orange County lawmaker.

12/09/2013

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Some Students Want Napolitano To Step Down As UC President

A group of protesters say they want former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to step down from her new job as president of the University of California.

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Senate OKs Bill To Ease Immigration, Boost Border Security

With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America’s shadows.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2013

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Santa Ana Immigration Officer Indicted For Allegedly Taking Bribes In Cash And Egg Rolls

Federal prosecutors say 47-year-old Mai Nhu Nguyen was indicted by a grand jury on Wednesday on three counts of solicitation of a bribe by a public official.

06/26/2013

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Is An Agreement On Immigration Reform Around The Bend?

Both Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate Thursday said they were nearing an agreement on immigration reform.

06/20/2013

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ACLU Of SoCal Sues To Stop Immigration Holds On US Citizens

Immigrant advocates sued the federal government Wednesday alleging immigration agents are filing paperwork to keep arrestees in custody before investigating whether they’re in the country illegally.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2013

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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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State Senate Mulls Bill To OK Jury Duty For Non-Citizens

Will California become the first U.S. state to allow non-citizens to serve on juries?

05/29/2013

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ICE, CBP Officials Indicted In Immigration Fraud Scheme

Several government agents have been accused of participating in a long-running immigration fraud scheme.

05/08/2013

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