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Will more LA immigration judges ease growing case backlog?

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| Los Angeles has the nation's second-largest backlog of immigration court cases, second only to New York. New immigration judges are being hired, but are they enough?

Long Beach Cambodians seek a stronger political voice

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Long Beach is home to the largest group of Cambodians in the country, but they lack a political voice. Now some are pushing to redraw City Council boundaries.

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A year after it was rescinded, DACA is still afloat - for now

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It's been exactly one year since the Trump administration announced it was rescinding the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which lets hundreds of thousands of young unauthorized immigrants who arrived as children live and work in the U.

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Hundreds of migrant kids remain separated from parents

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More than a month after a deadline to reunite families separated at the border, more than 500 children remain in federal care. Here's one teen's story.

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Decorated Army Vet becomes citizen after facing deportation

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Yea Ji Sea came to the US when she was 9 years old. After four years in the military she was discharged because of her immigration status, and had to fight to stay.

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LA is suing Trump administration over public safety funds

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City attorney says new federal requirements for anti-gang grants would run counter to Los Angeles' policies limiting police cooperation in immigration enforcement.

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More deportations likely for Cambodians in near future

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Although a federal judge gave a group of Cambodian immigrants a temporary reprieve from deportation, some still will be removed.

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Reunited migrant family starts tenuous new life in LA

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For separated migrant families, reuniting is one more step in their odyssey. Next comes the challenging of settling in — and fighting deportation.

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