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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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Former NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez Shares His Journey With Local Students

BELL GARDENS (CBSLA.com) — Former NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez visited Bell Gardens High School on Tuesday to share his story and encourage students to break down barriers in the pursuit of their dreams. Hernandez immigrated to […]

04/30/2013

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Ex-US Border Inspector Pleads Guilty To Bribery

A former U.S. border inspector has admitted to taking bribes to bring illegal immigrants into California.

03/29/2013

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Budget Cuts To Hit Border Patrol Ranks In ‘Perfect Storm’

Hours before federal spending cuts were set to go into effect, the impact was already beginning to be felt Thursday along the U.S.- Mexico border and in California prisons.

02/28/2013

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Immigration Detainees Released In Budget Crunch

The Associated Press has learned that federal immigration authorities have released a number of detainees around the country to save money.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2013

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DA: DNA Samples Should Be Collected From Immigrants During Citizenship Process

San Bernardino County’s top prosecutor wants lawmakers to require immigrants applying for citizenship to provide a DNA sample as part of the matriculation process.

01/30/2013

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Viewing Parties To Be Held Downtown For Presidential Immigration Rally

A viewing party will be held in the Westlake District Tuesday during President Barack Obama’s rally for public support of immigration overhaul.

01/29/2013

U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), and Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) listen during a news conference on a comprehensive immigration reform framework January 28, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senators Unveil Bipartisan Immigration Reform Plan

A group of bipartisan senators formally unveiled their framework for comprehensive immigration reform today, saying they are more optimistic than they have been in years for the chance of passing such legislation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2013

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Baca Reverses Policy On Illegal Immigrant Arrests

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will no longer transfer illegal immigrants to federal custody after arrests for minor offenses.

12/06/2012

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City Council Panel OKs Plan To Offer Services Card For Illegal Immigrants

A City Council committee moved forward with a controversial plan on Tuesday that would give undocumented immigrants access to banking services.

10/16/2012

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Report: Illegal Drivers Behind High Hit-And-Run Rate In LA

One in five fatal crashes in Los Angeles involves an unlicensed driver, according to a new report.

10/11/2012

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LAPD May No Longer Honor All ICE Detention Requests For Low-Level Offenders

Chief Charlie Beck acknowledged the proposed policy change on how the LAPD responds to ICE detainer requests would be met with mixed reactions from the public.

10/04/2012

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Alarcon: Library ID Cards Would ‘Upgrade’ Residents From Payday Lenders

Councilman Richard Alarcon is defending his controversial proposal to allow illegal immigrants to use city-issued library cards as official identification and even as debit cards.

09/11/2012

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Van Nuys Company Charged Following Immigration Raid

A California printer supply manufacturer raided by federal authorities four years ago has agreed to plead guilty to employing illegal immigrants and pay $267,000 in fines.

09/05/2012

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Bill Urges More Illegal Workers To Pay Calif. Taxes

California lawmakers have approved legislation that would allow illegal immigrants to voluntarily join a program and pay state income taxes in exchange for leniency in their immigration status.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/31/2012

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