Immigration

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Some Mexicans To Be Given Another Chance To Stay In U.S.

Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed to return for a chance to make their case to stay in the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union said.

02/27/2015

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Federal Judge Stalls Obama’s Executive Action On Immigration, Gov’t To Appeal

The Justice Department will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, the White House said Tuesday.

02/17/2015

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Homeland Security Chief To Outline US Immigration Efforts

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will be downtown to talk about federal efforts to allow millions of illegal immigrants to remain and work in the U.S.

02/12/2015

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LA School Board OKs Attorneys To Offer Free Legal Aid To Students At Risk Of Deportation

Staff attorneys will be allowed to voluntarily provide free legal services to unaccompanied minors who live within the district and are facing the threat of deportation.

02/11/2015

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Undocumented Immigrant Says California Driver’s License Has Changed His Life

The crush of undocumented immigrants applying for a new Assembly Bill 60 driver’s license have led to even longer lines at many DMV offices in California.

02/05/2015

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Van Nuys Man Charged With Illegally Practicing Immigration Law

A Van Nuys man faced multiple criminal charges Thursday for illegally practicing immigration law, prosecutors said Thursday.

02/05/2015

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Garcetti Joins 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.

01/26/2015

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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.

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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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