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Garcetti Joins Court Effort To Oppose Lawsuit Over Immigration Reform

Mayor Eric Garcetti was among more than 30 mayors to go to court Monday in an effort to oppose a lawsuit to block President Obama’s immigration reform plan.

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LA School Board Delays Decision On Legal Aid For Students Facing Deportation

Some school board members have signaled support for a plan to provide free legal aid to what officials say would be a “limited number” of students who are facing deportation.

01/14/2015

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Court Says LAPD Can Continue Eased Policy For Impounding Cars

A state court determined Friday that a Los Angeles Police Department policy that makes it easier for unlicensed drivers to keep their cars instead of having them impounded after police stops is lawful and can remain in place.

12/26/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

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Thousands Attend Immigrant Integration Conference In Anaheim

Nearly 2,000 showed up for the event, many of whom hoped to find out if they are eligible under the order, which promises, among other things, to shield parents of U.S.-born children from deportation for three years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/15/2014

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Thousands Attend Immigration Forum On Obama’s Reform Plan

Thousands of immigrants turned out for a forum in Downtown L.A. Sunday to learn about President Obama’s immigration reform plan.

12/14/2014

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Driver’s License Appointments Spike In Calif. Following Obama’s Immigration Reform Push

The number of people making appointments to apply for a California driver’s license more than doubled in late November — a possible sign of demand for a new license that will soon become available to immigrants in the country illegally, an official said Monday.

12/08/2014

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California Attorney General Warns Of Scams Linked To White House Immigration Order

State officials are warning residents to beware of scammers targeting illegal immigrants who want to take advantage of President Barack Obama’s newly announced executive order on immigration.

11/25/2014

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KNX Spotlight On Immigration: The President Acts

Listeners were invited to ask questions by calling 1-866-569-1070 or through Twitter using #knximmigration.

11/24/2014

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LMU Prof. Michael Genovese Weighs In On Controversy Surrounding Executive Order On Immigration

Loyola Marymount University Professor Michael Genovese stopped by KCAL9 Saturday to discuss the context surrounding the issue.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2014

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Obama’s Sweeping Immigration Reform Draws Mixed Reaction

Millions of immigrants who lack legal status in California would be eligible for protection from deportation and a federal permit to work legally under a plan announced by President Barack Obama.

11/20/2014

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Southland Groups Await White House Order On Immigration

Analysts say an estimated 2.5 million undocumented immigrants who live in California could be affected by President Obama’s expected executive order.

11/20/2014

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Millions Of Undocumented Immigrants Await Obama’s Upcoming Executive Order

Immigrants in the country illegally already are flooding attorneys’ offices with calls to see if they can qualify under President Barack Obama’s yet-to-be-announced plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants from deportation.

11/19/2014

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Boxer, Democratic Leaders Pledge Support For Executive Action On Immigration

While Congressional Republicans have warned President Obama against moving forward on plans for executive action on immigration reform, Senator Barbara Boxer wants the President to ignore those warnings.

11/17/2014

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Mexican Consular ID Valid For California License

Mexican immigrants in the country illegally will need one form of valid identification from their country to apply for a California driver’s license while other immigrants will need at least two, state officials said Friday.

11/07/2014

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