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.
Nancy Luna fought back tears Friday as she discussed her husband’s ordeal.
Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Kamala Harris called the surge in young immigrants a humanitarian crisis, echoing comments made a day earlier by Gov. Jerry Brown, a fellow Democrat.
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.
Federal law lets legal immigrants be deported if they are given a sentence of one year or more. But California law defines misdemeanors as crimes qualifying for jail terms of a year or less.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has convened with non-profits to shelter undocumented immigrant children in L.A. while they await court hearings on whether they can remain in the United States.
Hundreds gathered for a special Mass and to touch the statue’s chest, where a bone from the saint was placed.
The city of Bell is planning to open a temporary shelter for some of the Central American children who have arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months.
Immigration activists came together in Murrieta to show support for the undocumented immigrants flooding into the country.
Dozens of people rallied Tuesday outside the Port Hueneme Naval Base, where 575 undocumented immigrants have been detained since last month.
KCAL9’s Adrianna Weingold reports hundreds marched outside the federal building, pushing for immigration reform, immigrant rights, and safe passage for children seeking refuge in the U.S.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will no longer comply with federal immigration detainer requests issued without judicial review, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday.
The public gave an earful to local leaders and homeland security officials.
A dramatic immigration standoff in Murrieta is likely to be repeated in the coming days, a city official said Wednesday.