Immigration

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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.

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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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LAUSD Responds To Backlash Over English-Only Cafeteria Rule

The LAUSD is responding to criticism from employees after cafeteria workers were told to only speak English.

10/30/2014

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Exclusive: Unions Blast LAUSD For Telling Cafeteria Workers To Speak Only English

Worker unions are firing back at the Los Angeles Unified School District after they allegedly told cafeteria workers at Harvard Elementary School they could only speak English on campus.

10/29/2014

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LA Mayor Links Immigration, US Economy In White House Visit

Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke Wednesday at a White House special event in honor of those who have helped immigrants navigate the naturalization process.

10/22/2014

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Theatrical Plays To Address Border Violence, Immigration As Part Of Hispanic Heritage Month

Latino artists from across the nation are heading to Los Angeles to show their talents and skills in a national theater festival as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

10/14/2014

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Obama Approves $4M To Fund Lawyers For Immigrant Children In Deportation Proceedings

The Obama administration is spending $4 million on lawyers for unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings, a move an influential Republican lawmaker says is illegal and will fuel an increase in illegal immigration.

09/30/2014

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Family Of Immigrant Detainee Sues President Obama, Government For Wrongful Death

Nancy Luna fought back tears Friday as she discussed her husband’s ordeal.

08/29/2014

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Gang Violence, Fears For Children In Central America Fuel Rush To US

Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America.

07/24/2014

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Top Prosecutor To Help Immigrants Get Lawyers

Kamala Harris called the surge in young immigrants a humanitarian crisis, echoing comments made a day earlier by Gov. Jerry Brown, a fellow Democrat.

07/24/2014

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California Won’t Send Troops To Mexico Border

California Gov. Jerry Brown won’t be deploying National Guard troops to the Mexico border like Texas is doing in response to an influx of immigrants.

07/21/2014

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