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Immigrant dad facing deportation is step closer to removal

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| An attorney for Romulo Avelica Gonzalez, arrested in February after dropping off one of his daughters at school, says an appeals court declined to hear his case.

SoCal agencies weigh impact as feds tie grants to immigration

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The U.S. Department of Justice announced new conditions for law enforcement grants that tie funding to immigration enforcement.

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LA pastor detained after meeting with immigration officials

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Pastor Noe Carias Mayorga, once a low priority for deportation under the Obama administration, finds he's no longer that under President Trump's immigration enforcement.

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As Haitians' US stay restricted, others fear they're next

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Haitians living temporarily in the U.S. following an earthquake in 2010 could lose their protection next year, making Central Americans and others nervous.

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Tempered optimism over a new 'Dream Act' bill in the Trump era

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A new version of legislation long known as the Dream Act has returned to the Senate. But the bipartisan bill likely faces an uphill climb.

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Supreme Court order again narrows the door for US-bound refugees

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The U.S. Supreme Court has stayed part of a lower court's ruling last week that opened the door for more refugees to arrive in the United States.

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Reopened deportation cases up more than 60 percent in LA

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Reopened deportation cases are up more than 60 percent in Los Angeles as immigrants who were once assured they could stay in the country find that may longer be so.

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Trump administration raises ceiling on foreign worker visas

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The federal government is raising the cap on visas under the H-2B program that brings in low-skilled workers from abroad to work in hotels and other industries.

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