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Immigration agents arrest nearly 200 in LA-area raids

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| Immigration agents arrested nearly 200 people suspected of being in the country illegally in a five-day raid in the Los Angeles area, authorities said Thursday.

Proposed federal budget slips in penalty for 'sanctuary cities'

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Buried in President Trump’s proposed federal budget is language that would cut some funding to governments that don't comply with immigration agents.

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LA earmarks $1M for immigrant defense, but debate's not over

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The budget earmarks $1 million this year for the legal defense fund, but city officials must still approve policy details, including who benefits.

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Assembly passes bill to bar landlords from reporting immigrants

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A bill passed Monday by the state Assembly would regulate how landlords and private business owners interact with federal immigration agents.

LA case highlights rise of non-criminal immigrant arrests

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When it comes to arresting immigrants, law enforcement officials have long prioritized those with criminal records. That's changing under Trump.

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House bill would give feds clout against sanctuary jurisdictions

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One facet of a stringent new immigration bill in the U.S. House of Representatives aims to make local police like LAPD cooperate with immigration agents – whether they want to or not.

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ICE arrests spike under Trump — in LA, not so much

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​Immigration officials say in the president's first 100 days, immigrant arrests nationwide rose by 38 percent. In the Los Angeles area, arrests are up by about 5 percent.

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Courts weigh Trump travel ban; some say damage already done

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Some of those affected in Southern California say the ban has already had a chilling effect on local families bringing in relatives and those helping asylum seekers.

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