Immigration |

SoCal lawyer admits running $50 million visa-fraud scam

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
| 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?

|

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.

Audio

Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

|

A federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians

|

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation.

What the latest court ruling on Trump's travel ban means

|

A federal appeals court panel ruled the government may deny admission to people from six majority-Muslim countries, but only if they lack ties to U.S. relatives.

Audio

Trump travel ban allowed to take partial effect

|

Travelers from six Muslim-majority nations may be temporarily barred entry into the United States if they don't have a close "bona fide relationship with a person or entity in this country."

Citizenship application backlog builds, wait times longer

|

More than 708,000 U.S. citizenship applications are pending, with longer waits for applicants who are seeking to become citizens.

Audio

Plan to legalize LA street vending moves forward

|

The L.A. City Council will be reviewing recommendations to legalize street vending, with possible prohibitions in busy areas like the Hollywood Walk of Fame.