Immigration & Emerging Communities
In immigration news: The executive action ruling, immigrants told to keep preparing, Homeland Security funding, more
The federal judge's ruling that has put President Obama's immigration plan on hold is based on administrative law, not constitutional law. This and more.
The LA port crisis has left shops in Chinatown with merchandise stuck on the docks while people are stocking up for Lunar New Year.
Tens of thousands of immigrants in line to begin applying Wednesday for work permits and deportation stays have had to cancel their plans, at least temporarily.
In immigration news: Judge's ruling blocks executive action, Homeland Security funding battle, new refugee policy, more
A federal judge in Texas has issued a ruling temporarily blocking President Obama's executive immigration order; the administration plans to appeal. This and more.
Under President Obama's new immigration plan, many immigrants living in the U.S. illegally will now be able to claim up to four years' worth of tax credits.
In immigration news: Anti-executive action lawsuit, LA libraries to help immigrants, border security and the DHS funding battle, more
A federal judge in Texas is soon expected to rule on a lawsuit filed by 26 states to stop President Obama's immigration order. This and more.
LA public libraries are ready to become 'information centers' for immigrants seeking temporary legal status. It's part of a nationwide effort by cities.
In immigration news: Capitol sit-ins, a not-so-diverse LA City Council, immigrant driver's licenses, more
Los Angeles is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world, but this isn't represented in its elected leadership. This and more.
Out of 15 City Council members, 14 are men. Only four Latinos hold council seats, and there are no Asian-Americans.
Some immigrants who have been here for more than 20 years will soon be eligible for relief because they arrived in the U.S. as minors. The wait has been painful.
In immigration news: DHS funding battle, executive action rollout, Cubans fear deportation for crimes, more
The battle over Homeland Security funding in Congress includes some costly demands from lawmakers. This and more.
Homeland Secretary chief Jeh Johnson calls on lawmakers to stop tying his agency's budget to executive action. This and more.
In immigration news: Health enrollment hurdles, Arab Americans and the census, immigration scams, more
Immigrants who must prove their identity and legal status still face complications enrolling in health insurance exchanges. This and more.
The U.S. is considering a new category for Arab Americans. Most identify as 'white' on census forms. But younger activists say it's time to be counted properly.
In immigration news: Homeland Security funding battle, Obama's veto threat, measles enter the immigration debate, more
President Obama says he'll veto any legislation that tries to undo his executive immigration order. This and more.
In immigration news: Senate Democrats block anti-executive action bill, 'Fresh Off the Boat' star speaks, more
Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to block a GOP-backed measure that would fund Homeland Security on the condition that executive action be restricted. This and more.