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Los Angeles officials warn of immigration consultant scams

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| The Trump administration’s stepped up immigration enforcement is ripe for fraud by notarios, those who charge to help immigrants avoid deportation, officials say.

Los Angeles mayor expands immigrant protections

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An executive order signed Tuesday asks city officials to follow the Police Department's policy of not investigating people to determine their immigration status.

ICE lists LA authorities among those releasing immigrants

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a list of local jails that it says rejected requests to hold unauthorized immigrants for deportation.

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Los Angeles could get more immigration judges

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Plans are still being finalized, but Los Angeles could see additional immigration court judges as the Trump administration pushes for more deportations.

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With immigration crackdown, some go into hiding

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As the Trump administration steps up immigration enforcement, many unauthorized immigrants are laying low. Meantime, churches create sanctuaries — just in case.

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CA's top judge asks ICE to stop 'stalking' courthouses

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California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye wrote to the Trump administration Thursday, asking that federal agents stop arresting immigrants at state courthouses.

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Legal scholars to Trump: White House can't legally defund 'sanctuary cities'

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Nearly 300 law professors have signed a letter that asserts President Trump's threat to pull federal funding from so-called 'sanctuary cities' is unconstitutional. Not everyone agrees.

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At LAX, attorneys prepare before new travel ban takes effect

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President Trump's revised travel ban gets implemented on March 16, but legal advocates make themselves available early at LAX.

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