Immigration |

As DACA fight heats up, young LGBT immigrants voice deportation fears

Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC
| 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.

US frees African asylum-seeker who's on life support

|

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.

LA nonprofits getting public-private funds to defend immigrants

|

Legal service providers will receive money from a controversial immigrant defense fund set up with contributions from local government and foundations.

Audio

SoCal lawyer admits running $50 million visa-fraud scam

|

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