In First-Ever Move, California Senate Taps Undocumented Attorney For State Advisory RoleFor the first time, the California State Senate has named someone living in the U.S. illegally to a statewide appointment.
Millions Of Undocumented Immigrants Await Obama's Upcoming Executive OrderImmigrants 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.
Baldwin Park Sued Over Police Immigration HoldImmigrant rights groups are suing the Baldwin Park police department for jailing a man suspected of entering the U.S. illegally.
Obama Approves $4M To Fund Lawyers For Immigrant Children In Deportation ProceedingsThe 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.
Gang Violence, Fears For Children In Central America Fuel Rush To USMany immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Salvation Army In Bell Proposes Shelter To House 136 Undocumented ChildrenThe meeting, held at 7 p.m., drew opponents and proponents.
Garcetti Convening With Nonprofits To Shelter Undocumented Children In LALos 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.
Immigration Supporters In Murrieta Call Controversy A Human-Rights IssueImmigration activists came together in Murrieta to show support for the undocumented immigrants flooding into the country.
Protesters Block First Wave Of Detained Immigrants In MurrietaDozens of American flag-waving protesters Tuesday greeted detained undocumented immigrants as they began arriving at the U.S. Border Patrol Station in Murrieta.
Momentum Builds To Repeal Calif. Ban On Public Benefits For Illegal ImmigrantsA 20-year-old California law that prohibits undocumented immigrants from accessing public healthcare, welfare and other benefits may soon be coming off the books.
Border Patrol Agents Rescue Drowning Pregnant Woman From 'All-American Canal' A drowning pregnant woman and suspected undocumented immigrant was rescued this week from a Southern California canal, authorities said.
Bill Seeks To Allow Undocumented Calif. Residents To Buy Health InsuranceA California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would allow people living in the country illegally to buy health insurance through the state.