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Mexican governors address LA city officials

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| The conversation between seven governors of Mexican states and LA City Council members was dominated by immigration and trade in the Trump era.

California lawmakers vote for stronger immigrant protections

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Lawmakers passed a bill Thursday to prohibit law enforcement from detaining a crime victim or witness for a suspected or actual immigration violation.

Immigration enforcement under Trump: Is the fear justified?

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Strict immigration enforcement occurred under previous administrations as well. Yet the fear that's been stirred under President Trump is extreme. What's different?

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Immigrant driver's licenses may ease hit-run crashes, study says

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Researchers say the study was conducted because of a lack of data when California debated AB60, which grants driver-only licenses to people in the country illegally.

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Man hangs himself after 3 months in immigration custody

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 32-year-old Osmar Epifanio Gonzalez-Gadba hanged himself at a detention center in Adelanto. He died six days later.

Los Angeles officials warn of immigration consultant scams

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The Trump administration’s stepped up immigration enforcement is ripe for fraud by notarios, those who charge to help immigrants avoid deportation, officials say.

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Los Angeles mayor expands immigrant protections

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An executive order signed Tuesday asks city officials to follow the Police Department's policy of not investigating people to determine their immigration status.

ICE lists LA authorities among those releasing immigrants

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a list of local jails that it says rejected requests to hold unauthorized immigrants for deportation.

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