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SoCal Dreamer 'repatriated' to Mexico files lawsuit

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| A 23-year-old California student is suing the federal government to learn its reasons for returning him to Mexico despite what his attorneys say is his DACA status.

Deported veterans hoping to return to US after Brown pardons crimes

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The three veterans pardoned are not the only non-citizen military veterans who've been deported. But the three hope they can return with their crimes now pardoned.

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5 things to know about prosecution of immigration offenses

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a memo to federal prosecutors urging them to make certain immigration offenses "higher priorities," including in cases where people illegally cross the border multiple times.

LA County supervisors weigh immigrant legal aid

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Under the proposal, the county would contribute up to $3 million to a fund that would combine money from the city of Los Angeles and philanthropic groups to create a $10 million resource for immigrants' legal defense. Immigrants convicted of violent felonies would be excluded from help.

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Mexican governors address LA city officials

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The conversation between seven governors of Mexican states and LA City Council members was dominated by immigration and trade in the Trump era.

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California lawmakers vote for stronger immigrant protections

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Lawmakers passed a bill Thursday to prohibit law enforcement from detaining a crime victim or witness for a suspected or actual immigration violation.

Immigration enforcement under Trump: Is the fear justified?

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Strict immigration enforcement occurred under previous administrations as well. Yet the fear that's been stirred under President Trump is extreme. What's different?

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Immigrant driver's licenses may ease hit-run crashes, study says

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Researchers say the study was conducted because of a lack of data when California debated AB60, which grants driver-only licenses to people in the country illegally.

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