Immigration

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (credit: CBS)

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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Hundreds March In Downtown LA To Support Immigrant Rights

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/07/2014

In a speech Monday at City Hall, Mayor Eric Garcetti said police will no longer comply with a federal mandate to do  immigration holds without judicial review.(Photo credit: LA Mayor's Office/Twitter)

LAPD To No Longer Comply With Feds On Immigration Hold Requests

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will no longer comply with federal immigration detainer requests issued without judicial review, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday.

07/07/2014

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Battle Over Immigration Continues To Heat Up In Murrieta

The public gave an earful to local leaders and homeland security officials.

07/03/2014

A Murrieta official said standoffs similar to the one pictured above could be repeated in coming days. (credit: Tom Wait/CBS)

Murrieta Official Warns Immigration Protests Likely ‘Every Time’ Buses Arrive

A dramatic immigration standoff in Murrieta is likely to be repeated in the coming days, a city official said Wednesday.

07/02/2014

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Protesters Block First Wave Of Detained Immigrants In Murrieta

Dozens of American flag-waving protesters Tuesday greeted detained undocumented immigrants as they began arriving at the U.S. Border Patrol Station in Murrieta.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2014

Murrieta’s former mayor Alan Long has been charged in connection with an alleged drunken-driving crash that injured four teens. (credit: CBS)

Murrieta Mayor Urges Residents To Fight Migrant Flights

Murrieta Mayor Alan Long is urging residents to fight a plan to fly migrant families from Texas for processing at a border patrol facility in the city.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2014

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)

Protesters Cheer Pause In Controversial Border Deportations

Authorities are putting a planned U.S. Border Patrol effort to bring nearly 300 Central American migrants from South Texas to Southern California on hold – and critics are applauding the move.

06/23/2014

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