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Refugee admissions resume — with even more vetting

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| The Trump administration is imposing new limits on refugees entering the U.S. — although resettlement agencies say vetting is already strict.

While travel ban on hold, heavy vetting cuts issued visas

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Federal courts in Hawaii and Maryland this week blocked President Trump’s third attempt at a travel ban, but they did not suspend restrictions like tighter vetting.

Trump's 3rd travel ban blocked: A closer look at the Hawaii court order

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Two federal judges temporarily restrained President Trump’s third attempt at restricting travel from mostly Muslim-majority nations. Here's a look at one of those court orders.

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LA City Councilmen move to protect street vendors in parks

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If a street vendor in LA is undocumented and selling in a public park, a city-issued fine could alert immigration agents.

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LA considers lifting criminal penalties for park vendors

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As a plan to legalize street vending makes its way through City Hall, officials have proposed stop-gap regulations. This one would reduce the penalty to a civil citation.

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Trump's Dreamer plan doesn't reflect President, Latino conservative says

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Alfonso Aguilar says the plan is really the work of White House adviser Stephen Miller, not the President himself.

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How will Trump's immigration policy wish list impact SoCal?

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The Trump administration wants a list of immigration enforcement measures tied to any legislation that would benefit young immigrants now protected under DACA.

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Trump administration makes hard-line proposal for Dreamers deal

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Lawmakers have until March to pass an immigration deal to protect Dreamers. And President Trump just issued his wish list for what he'd like that deal to include.

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