Immigration & Emerging Communities
The hard-core love for hiking mountains is now a tradition that's being kept alive by the Korean-American community in Los Angeles.
California officials say more than half of new drivers' licenses issued in the state this year have gone to people who are in the country illegally.
Meet "Elise Park," one of the tiny but growing population of North Koreans living in Los Angeles.
A new federal program seeks to deport immigrants only if they are convicted of crimes, but the plan is drawing heat from both sides of the immigration debate.
Many are cautiously optimistic about easing sanctions, but say they don't trust the Iranian government.
Many jurisdictions have stopped honoring so-called immigration detainers, saying they can't hold arrestees without probable cause.
The Greek diaspora in the U.S. dates back generations. One local organization says it's been overwhelmed lately with pleas from Greek workers who want to move to L.A.
Oxford is adding more "world English" to its pages, giving a nod to terms like "balikbayan," "comfort room" and "carnap" this year. Read on for definitions.
A proposed "Office of Labor Standards" would employ five people and could grow to 39. The city could spend about $2 million publicizing the program to low-wage workers.
The Times' new hire talks about his job working with online communities to tell the stories the media often misses.
The vaccines were administered this week, but none of the children have been hospitalized or had any adverse reactions, ICE officials said Saturday.
Many of the children who arrived from Central America still have cases churning through the immigration courts and don't know what the outcome will be.
Wage theft is common in some local industries - and hard to root out. Los Angeles will have to start it's own unit if if wants to enforce it's higher minimum wage.
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.