Immigration & Emerging Communities
In immigration news: Fewer border deaths, Ebola-related discrimination, military program on hold, more
Reported border-crossing deaths are at their lowest point in 15 years, in part as more Central American migrants crossing through Texas have been presenting themselves to authorities, seeking asylum. This and more.
Community leaders and police are trying to quash rumors of a Samoan-Tongan gang war.Two shooting incidents and social media speculation have heightened the conflict.
Voting officials register new U.S. citizens right after the naturalization ceremony. While everyone else had to register by Monday, the newly naturalized are excepted.
In immigration news: Executive action said not to be final, Oregon driver cards, federal detainers, more
The White House says not to jump to conclusions about executive action. Oregon voters will decide whether to allow drivers' licenses for immigrants in the country illegally, and more.
In immigration news: The diverse 'second great wave' of immigrants, executive action, Hawaii's Latino population, more
As immigrant networks have spread out in recent decades, parts of the US far beyond the urban centers have become increasingly diverse. This and more.
In L.A.'s growing Asian American community, many potential voters are foreign-born, and language has proven an obstacle to turnout at the polls.
A growing number of police agencies are denying federal requests for immigration holds on immigrants in their custody; immigration officials say some agencies have released people with previous criminal convictions. This and more.
The Obama administration expedites family reunification for Haitians, Kansas Democrats target "immigration warrior" in the mid-terms, and more.
In immigration news: Ebola as political border threat, the complexity of 287(g), a binational family, more
The latest political border threat may be moving from terrorists to disease in the wake of Ebola virus. This and more.
Exactly what type of crime can land a LA County inmate in federal immigration detention after time served? Critics say the rules aren't clearly defined.
The city is the latest to honor Native Americans instead of Christopher Columbus. But not everyone is happy about the change.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol figures show that more than 22,000 Cubans arrived at the U.S. borders with Mexico and Canada in the fiscal year.
Immigrant rights groups are suing a Los Angeles suburb whose police department jailed a man suspected of entering the U.S. illegally.
287(g) supporters say the Sheriff's Dept. partnership with ICE identifies deportable inmates and helps LA County jails get reimbursed for some incarceration costs.
In immigration news: Some immigrants feel Ebola backlash, fewer jails holding immigrants for feds, family detention center criticized, more
After a Liberian man was admitted to a hospital with Ebola virus in Dallas, some African immigrants say they've noticed different attitudes toward them. This and more.
In immigration news: Obama promises executive action, private lawyers take on child migrant cases, border agent charged, more
Speaking Thursday night to Latino members of Congress, President Obama insisted he'd take solo action on immigration by the end of the year. This and more.