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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?

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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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.

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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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