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Feds blame minor errors for immigration court confusion

Courtesy of Jean Reisz
| The nation’s immigration courts are already dealing with a backlog of more than 760,000 pending cases. But things got even messier this week in L.A. and elsewhere.

Harvard suit has split local Asians over affirmative action

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Trial begins Monday in an anti-affirmative action lawsuit that alleges Harvard University’s race-conscious admissions process discriminates against Asian students.

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As refugee admissions drop, two lifelong friends wait

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The Trump administration has cut the number of refugees allowed into the country and that hits close to home for one Anaheim man.

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Raising children with autism is hard, for Korean immigrants it's harder

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Having a child with autism or a developmental disability can be tough. But for some immigrant communities, like Koreans, there's stigma attached to disabilities. And that makes it harder to get help.

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Judge sides with Huntington Beach in anti-sanctuary lawsuit

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A Orange County judge has sided with the city of Huntington Beach in its argument that it should not have to abide by California’s so-called sanctuary law.

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Could new rule prompt LA immigrant families to drop public aid?

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Local officials say they're worried immigrant families could drop out of public medical, food or housing programs even if the rule does not affect them.

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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?

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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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