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LA case highlights rise of non-criminal immigrant arrests

Immigrant Youth Coalition
| When it comes to arresting immigrants, law enforcement officials have long prioritized those with criminal records. That's changing under Trump.

House bill would give feds clout against sanctuary jurisdictions

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One facet of a stringent new immigration bill in the U.S. House of Representatives aims to make local police like LAPD cooperate with immigration agents – whether they want to or not.

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ICE arrests spike under Trump — in LA, not so much

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​Immigration officials say in the president's first 100 days, immigrant arrests nationwide rose by 38 percent. In the Los Angeles area, arrests are up by about 5 percent.

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Courts weigh Trump travel ban; some say damage already done

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Some of those affected in Southern California say the ban has already had a chilling effect on local families bringing in relatives and those helping asylum seekers.

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OC supervisors agree to rent more immigrant detention beds to ICE

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Orange County supervisors have unanimously approved a plan to rent an additional 120 detention beds at the Theo Lacy Facility in Orange under contract to immigration officials.

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'Systemic' problems in immigrant detainee medical care, report says

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Human rights advocates say untrained staff and medical delays are commonplace. Immigration officials responded saying they are "committed to ensuring the welfare of all those in the agency's custody."

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Bill would block CA landlords from threatening tenants with deportation

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A bill from Assemblymember David Chiu, D-San Francisco, would bar landlords from making threats against tenants using their undocumented immigration status.

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How did May Day become a day for immigrant rights marches?

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The day long known as International Workers' Day around the world is marked in the United States as a time when marchers take to the streets for immigrant rights.

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