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SoCal agencies weigh impact as feds tie grants to immigration

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| The U.S. Department of Justice announced new conditions for law enforcement grants that tie funding to immigration enforcement.

LA pastor detained after meeting with immigration officials

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Pastor Noe Carias Mayorga, once a low priority for deportation under the Obama administration, finds he's no longer that under President Trump's immigration enforcement.

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As Haitians' US stay restricted, others fear they're next

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Haitians living temporarily in the U.S. following an earthquake in 2010 could lose their protection next year, making Central Americans and others nervous.

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Tempered optimism over a new 'Dream Act' bill in the Trump era

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A new version of legislation long known as the Dream Act has returned to the Senate. But the bipartisan bill likely faces an uphill climb.

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Supreme Court order again narrows the door for US-bound refugees

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The U.S. Supreme Court has stayed part of a lower court's ruling last week that opened the door for more refugees to arrive in the United States.

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Reopened deportation cases up more than 60 percent in LA

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Reopened deportation cases are up more than 60 percent in Los Angeles as immigrants who were once assured they could stay in the country find that may longer be so.

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Trump administration raises ceiling on foreign worker visas

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The federal government is raising the cap on visas under the H-2B program that brings in low-skilled workers from abroad to work in hotels and other industries.

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Why the term 'la raza' has complicated roots in the US

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The National Council of La Raza announced that it was changing its name to UnidosUS, dropping a word that has deep roots but may have hurt the organization.

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