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Immigrant advocates gather at Koreatown 7-Eleven to protest raids

Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC
| About 50 advocates rallied outside a 7-Eleven store in L.A.'s Koreatown neighborhood Tuesday to protest recent immigration enforcement sweeps at the convenience stores nationwide.

DACA renewal applicants urged to get ready fast

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Officials have yet to issue new guidance on DACA following a court order allowing renewals for the program. But legal providers say those eligible should get ready.

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What Salvadoran immigrants can do after the end of TPS

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They can apply for a green card, for example. And if a deportation happens, the process can take up to five years.

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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.

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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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