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DACA recipients brace for Trump action on immigrant program

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| The future of an Obama administration program that temporarily protects certain young immigrants from deportation and grants them work permits remains uncertain.

Worries heightened in SoCal after arrest of DACA recipient near Seattle

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The arrest of a man living in Washington state under the DACA program is rattling other young immigrants like him in California.

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LA-bound Armenian Christians held up in travel ban's wake

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A group of Armenian Christian refugees are awaiting their fate in Iran after they got caught in the backwash of President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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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.

Why the 9th Circuit is an attractive target for GOP lawmakers

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Splitting up the court would mean new judgeships. Those new judgeships would be filled by the Republican Senate, with nominees proposed by a Republican president.

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California joins second lawsuit against Trump travel ban

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Attorney General Xavier Becerra and 16 other attorneys general filed a friend of the court brief in the case of two men with Yemeni visas detained in Virginia.

LA says its staff won't help Trump create Muslim registry

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The City Council voted 10–0 to approve a motion asking the city attorney to draft an ordinance prohibiting city staff from participating in or assisting with any request for information to create a registry of people based on their religion.

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.