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Salvadorans temporarily in US await their fate

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| The Trump administration is expected to soon announce whether it will revoke temporary permission for more than 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants to live in the U.S.

DACA job permits will begin expiring soon

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Many young immigrants could lose the jobs they currently have and be forced into lower paying work.

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Can Republicans and Democrats fix DACA?

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If the two parties hope to find a permanent fix, their best chance is to do it before January 19, when current bills to fund the government expire.

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How the new sanctuary state law will affect local law enforcement

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The law takes effect Jan. 1 and restricts how local police can cooperate with federal immigration agents. Some agencies will see few changes.

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California toughens stance, says employers must protect workers from wildfire smoke

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Last week KPCC reported on an earlier advisory that said employers need only "consider" taking steps to protect farmworkers exposed to smoke from the Thomas fire.

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Court gives detained Cambodians temporary reprieve from deportation

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A federal judge in L.A. temporarily blocks the deportation of Cambodian immigrants recently detained by immigration. They are under deportation orders for past crimes.

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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.

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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.