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Trump-backed bill would switch up US visa system

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| A measure backed by the Trump administration seeks to change the family-based immigration visa system to one favoring those with job skills and college degrees.

California immigration bills headed to governor's desk

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Most of the immigration-related measures aim to challenge the Trump administration's stricter immigration enforcement policies.

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US immigrants sue over Trump's end of deportation protection

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Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a program shielding them from deportation.

California 'sanctuary state' bill gets Assembly OK

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California's "sanctuary state" bill that would limit police cooperation with federal immigration authorities cleared a major hurdle Friday when it was approved by the state Assembly.

Thousands of DACA recipients may miss renewal deadline

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When the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was rescinded, an Oct. 5 deadline was set for many recipients to renew their status to work and live here legally.

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California attorney general defends DACA lawsuit

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State Attorney General Xavier Becerra says a suit against the Trump administration after its DACA program decision isn't wasted effort or grandstanding.

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California files suit to block Trump from terminating DACA

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra files suit Monday to block President Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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DACA recipients worry what the government will do with their private information

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Young immigrants gave the government information like addresses, photos and fingerprints. They worry it could be used against them.

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