Immigration & Emerging Communities
Children become eligible for naturalization if their foreign-born parents naturalize, or if they've been adopted by Americans.
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Los Angeles is participating in a “Cities for Citizenship" project, with $1.1 billion in funding from corporate partner Citigroup. This and more.
A new campaign encourages LA's estimated 390,000 legal permanent residents to seek citizenship.
Migrant children face continuing trauma as young adults. Border Patrol reports fewer migrant deaths despite increased illegal crossings. Researchers say immigrant women are more vulnerable to workplace exploitation.
Mental health providers and school officials say it's important to reach recently-arrived child migrants from Central America, many of whom witnessed violence back home and along the way.
Thousands of second-generation Japanese-American girls joined L.A.-area clubs in the 1930s to play sports, do community service and, unofficially, meet boys.
Under pressure from the United States, Mexico has begun arresting and deporting tens of thousands of Central Americans long before they reach the U.S. border.
Deportations have been down over the last year. Churches offering up sanctuary to immigrants. Schools across the country struggle with influx of migrant children.
The high school has officially replaced a controversial 'Arab' caricature that offended Arab-Americans.
A civil rights group found that hostilities against South Asians, as well as Arabs and Muslims, were higher in California and New York.
Poll shows diminishing support for immigration reform. Latino voters less fond of Obama performance. Colorado Democrats may struggle in midterm elections.
Activists say they will focus on strengthening Latino electoral might and pressuring Obama to take broad executive action.
Increased Mexican patrols along that country's southern border may be one factor in the drop in numbers seen by the U.S. Some migrants appear to be giving up and staying in southern Mexico.
Landsea Group said it's investing $1 billion in the U.S. housing market. In California, it is building a community for nearly 200 households in Simi Valley.
Thirteen workers at a Little Tokyo restaurant have filed claims with the state that they've been cheated out of wages.
Two new reports suggest that while there are fewer immigrants in the US illegally than before the recession, more have stayed long-term - and make up a sizeable chunk of the state's workforce.