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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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California Reduces Deportations For Minor Crimes

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.

07/21/2014

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Garcetti Convening With Nonprofits To Shelter Undocumented Children In LA

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2014

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Faithful Visit Statue Of Patron Saint Of Border-Crossers

Hundreds gathered for a special Mass and to touch the statue’s chest, where a bone from the saint was placed.

CBS Los Angeles–07/14/2014

Hundreds of mostly Central American immigrants wait for processing at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. (credit: CBS)

Bell Plans Shelter For Children From Border

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.

07/12/2014

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Immigration Supporters In Murrieta Call Controversy A Human-Rights Issue

Immigration activists came together in Murrieta to show support for the undocumented immigrants flooding into the country.

07/09/2014

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Immigration Battle Continues As Dozens Rally To Support Undocumented Teens Detained At Port Hueneme

Dozens of people rallied Tuesday outside the Port Hueneme Naval Base, where 575 undocumented immigrants have been detained since last month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2014

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