Immigration & Emerging Communities
Some grew up with drought, others with an unreliable water supply, in countries where water consumption is much lower than in the U.S.
The states suing to block the plan, led by Texas, argue that Obama acted outside his authority and that the changes would force them to invest more in law enforcement, health care and education.
Until now, spouses of foreign workers who hold an H1B visa could not work in the US. A new rule allows many to apply for work permits.
The late Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador will be beatified by the Catholic Church on Saturday. Locals have planned festivities to mark the occasion.
The executive actions President Obama announced six months ago would protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, but those actions are on hold.
David Ryu is the first-ever Korean American City councilmember and its first Asian American representative in 2 decades.
On Tuesday, voters will choose the final member of LA's city council. The winner will be either an Asian American or a woman - both rarities on the council.
Data obtained by KPCC show that most youth in Los Angeles are being denied relief and are still facing the courts without an attorney, despite a change in policy.
Some members of Congress would like to allow immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally to serve in the armed forces. But some Republicans are threatening to hold up a key defense bill over it.
A Pew Research Center report found 68 percent of Hispanics spoke only English at home or spoke English very well in 2013, up from 59 percent in 2000.
Artesia, which has a strong South Asian presence, has launched its own relief efforts. City council members will consider directing city funds to a donation pool.
With their podcast "#GoodMuslimBadMuslim," hosts Zahra Noorbakhsh and Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed want to shake up labels. Ahmed says, "We're taking the good and we're sort of re-imagining it for ourselves."
The U.S. government says it "erroneously" awarded three-year work permits to 2,000 people under President Obama's immigration action after a judge had put the plan on hold.
The lawsuit alleges that a Gate Gourmet manager barred workers from speaking Spanish after the company landed a contract to clean Delta Air Lines planes at LAX.
Immigration is a big issue during presidential campaigns. Here's a glimpse at where Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and other candidates stand.