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SoCal Dreamer 'repatriated' to Mexico files lawsuit

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| A 23-year-old California student is suing the federal government to learn its reasons for returning him to Mexico despite what his attorneys say is his DACA status.

Trump targets foreign worker visas he says hurt US employees

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President Trump signed an order Tuesday he said should help American workers whose jobs are threatened by skilled immigrants.

LA County supervisors weigh immigrant legal aid

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Under the proposal, the county would contribute up to $3 million to a fund that would combine money from the city of Los Angeles and philanthropic groups to create a $10 million resource for immigrants' legal defense. Immigrants convicted of violent felonies would be excluded from help.

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Ventura County farmers warm up to guest worker visa program

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The H-2A visa program has long been denounced by California farmers as expensive and cumbersome. But in the midst of labor shortage, some are giving it a try.

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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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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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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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Los Angeles could get more immigration judges

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Plans are still being finalized, but Los Angeles could see additional immigration court judges as the Trump administration pushes for more deportations.

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