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SoCal service agencies cut back as refugee numbers dwindle

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| As the number of refugees allowed to enter the U.S. drops during President Trump's administration, some service agencies have suspended their resettlement programs.

Federal investigation finds 'significant issues' at immigrant detention centers

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An inspector general's report says immigrant detainees' rights, health and safety are compromised in four facilities. In response, ICE agrees to strengthen oversight and improve conditions.

Farm worker in wildfire conditions: 'It was full of smoke'

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Some growers took steps to protect farm workers during the Thomas Fire, but others were slower to do so. One congresswoman calls for tougher regulations during wildfires.

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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.

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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.