Immigration & Emerging Communities
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Authorities are expanding a detention facility to get more bed space for women with criminal records, immigrants with medical needs and other detainees.
California has expanded the list of identity documents that immigrants in the country illegally can use to apply for a driver's license.
Children and grandchildren of Mexican immigrants are opening funky new stores in Boyle Heights. They see the changes not as gentrification, but rather evolution.
A group of 35 California counties have agreed to provide basic health care to people who are in the United States illegally.
Federal officials plan to end the long-term detention of hundreds of migrant families who are being held mainly at two large facilities in Texas after illegally entering the country.
In May, Monserrat Ruiz was given a pregnancy test after arriving at a detention facility in Bakersfield yet was shackled — against policy — on a trip to the hospital, according to the ACLU.
A boat packed with migrants suspected of trying to enter the U.S. illegally collided with an American border vessel off California's coast.
Thousands of people are preparing for deportation after failing to obtain legal residency as part of a government program to crack down on migrants.
Mexico apprehended 92,889 Central Americans between October and April last year. In the same period, the US apprehended 70,226 listed as "other than Mexican" migrants.
California is close to becoming the largest state to extend state-subsidized health care coverage to children from low-income families who are in the country illegally.
Leaders in L.A. have long considered legalizing street vending but have yet to pass an ordinance. Pasadena and Santa Ana have had limited policies for years.
The justices ruled Monday in favor of Noel Reyes Mata, a Mexican citizen who had lived in the United States for nearly 15 years.
Immigrants living in the U.S. illegally say getting a California driver's license under a new program this year has helped them on the roads — and off.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement had to pay for 3,255 immigrants daily at five detention facilities in Texas, the most of any state.
The Department of Labor is looking into alleged work visa abuse involving two companies used by Southern California Edison to hire foreign workers.