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Who is affected by the revised travel ban

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| Under a court order, those from six countries with valid visas and ties with a person or entity here should be clear to enter the U.S. The key word is "should."

How the travel ban might play out in Los Angeles

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In reinstating a partial travel ban, the Supreme Court said those who lack established ties to a person, workplace, or other U.S. entity could be temporarily barred.

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LA City Council approves $2M for immigrant defense fund

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The council voted 11-1 Friday to contribute the money to the L.A. Justice Fund to cover legal services for immigrants fighting deportation.

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Lincoln Heights father fighting deportation wins one victory

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A judge set aside a 1998 misdemeanor conviction against Romulo Avelica Gonzalez, who immigration agents arrested after he dropped off a daughter at school.

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LA County approves funding to fight deportations

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Los Angeles County supervisors voted 4-1 to contribute $3 million over the next two years to a fund that will combine county, city, and philanthropic money to cover legal costs for immigrants facing deportation. But those convicted of violent felonies will be excluded from the county money.

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Trump administration lets DACA stand for now

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The Trump administration says it won’t shut down the program that allows young immigrants to live and work temporarily in the U.S., but its future is unclear.

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California moves to bar local government from immigrant detention contracts

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Existing agreements to provide detention space would stand under the measure, but local governments would be unable to expand contracts to add more beds.

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This woman makes life in SoCal easier for refugees

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Miry’s List, a nonprofit that delivers supplies and social support to recently arrived families from the Middle East, was honored by the LA City Council.

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