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Unprotected farm workers toiled in fields during Thomas Fire

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| Advocates for the field hands say the employees worked in smoky conditions without protective masks, which are not explicitly required under state labor safety rules.

What the Supreme Court travel ban decision means for SoCal

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President Trump’s revised travel ban goes forward for now, as legal challenges continue.

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Arrests for illegal border crossings hit 46-year low

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Under the Trump presidency, there's been a dramatic shift in arrests of undocumented immigrants from the Southwest border to the interior of the nation.

As DACA fight heats up, young LGBT immigrants voice deportation fears

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Some say they fear it could be a "death sentence" for young LGBT immigrants if they are sent back to countries where discrimination is widespread.

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US frees African asylum-seeker who's on life support

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Saliou Ndiaye's story is tragic and exceptionally rare but raises questions about the U.S. government's responsibility for detainees' medical care in an immense immigration system.

LA nonprofits getting public-private funds to defend immigrants

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Legal service providers will receive money from a controversial immigrant defense fund set up with contributions from local government and foundations.

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SoCal lawyer admits running $50 million visa-fraud scam

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A Southern California attorney has pleaded guilty to fraud and money laundering as part of a scheme authorities say collected more than $50 million from wealthy Chinese investors seeking green cards.

A looming showdown over DACA in Congress?

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The fate of almost 800,000 young immigrants under the DACA program remains unresolved. Now, the debate could tie up a spending bill needed to run the government.

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