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With immigration crackdown, some go into hiding

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| As the Trump administration steps up immigration enforcement, many unauthorized immigrants are laying low. Meantime, churches create sanctuaries — just in case.

CA's top judge asks ICE to stop 'stalking' courthouses

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California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye wrote to the Trump administration Thursday, asking that federal agents stop arresting immigrants at state courthouses.

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Statewide California 'sanctuary' bill tweaked but faces pushback

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California Democrats are making a measure that prevents law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration officials less severe in an effort to make it more acceptable to police agencies.

New health care bill: Find out where your member of Congress stands

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NPR and dozens of member stations are searching for public statements on Twitter and Facebook, on lawmakers' websites and in interviews with public media or other news organizations.

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At LAX, attorneys prepare before new travel ban takes effect

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President Trump's revised travel ban gets implemented on March 16, but legal advocates make themselves available early at LAX.

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5 questions: How a merit-based immigration system would work

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President Trump proposed a merit-based immigration system in his speech Tuesday to Congress. How might it impact immigration and the economy in Southern California?

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Lawyers get ready for Trump's revised travel ban

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Legal advocates are preparing to set up shop at LAX in anticipation of a new, revised executive order affecting travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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Border Patrol: DACA recipient detained in alien smuggling case

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Jesus Alonso Arreola Robles was arrested Feb. 12 in San Diego County. His family and lawyer say no criminal charges have been filed against him.

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