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'The system is broken.' California, immigration and President Trump's policies

Quincy Surasmith
| With fast-moving news around U.S. immigration policy, Take Two's A Martinez sat down with a panel of guests to discuss what all of this means for California.

ICE officials announce 160 arrests in SoCal this week

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Immigration officials have conducted an “enforcement surge,” arresting 161 undocumented people over five days. They say the arrests are part of the periodic enforcement actions that they have conducted in recent years.

LA-area lawyers say feds ramped up arrests of immigrants

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Los Angeles area attorneys report they've gotten a higher than usual number of calls from relatives of undocumented immigrants arrested by ICE officials.

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Travelers, officials testify about travel ban's effects at LAX

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The L.A. City Council committee overseeing LAX heard testimony from airport officials and travelers. They provided a clearer picture of the conditions inside LAX during the travel ban.

Yemenis head to LA as travel ban heads to appeals court

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Twenty Yemeni immigrants whose travel to Los Angeles was halted by President Trump's ban will be flying to LAX, but uncertain if the restrictions will be reinstated.

Iranian Americans feel stuck, confused, afraid of travel ban

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The ban has rattled Americans with ties to the listed countries, and its effects are perhaps most widespread among the country's thriving Iranian American community.

US judge temporarily blocks Trump's travel ban nationwide

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A U.S. judge on Friday temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's ban on people from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Yemenis and relatives wait for visas despite LA court order

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While one Iranian immigrant sent back by officials under President Trump's travel ban has been returned to Los Angeles, a group of Yemenis still await their visas.

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