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Another federal appeals court says Trump's travel ban should remain on hold

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| The 9th Circuit largely upheld an injunction that blocks key portions of the president's travel ban from going into effect. The decision comes weeks after a similar opinion from the 4th Circuit.

LA immigration activist case highlights ICE discretion

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A judge ordered Immigrant rights activist Claudia Rueda released from detention but her deportation case is moving forward as supporters push officials to drop it.

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Immigration focus remains on border, not visa overstays

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People who arrived in the U.S. legally on temporary visas are believed to make up more than 40 percent of the unauthorized immigrant population.

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Labor Department officials plan worker visa fraud crackdown

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The move recalls Southern California cases of alleged visa abuses, but Asian community advocates say it's an anti-immigrant move.

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New app to help detained immigrants — in 5 languages

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A Korean-American group based in Los Angeles has partnered with volunteer developers to create a smartphone app for unauthorized immigrants stopped by authorities.

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Immigration agents arrest nearly 200 in LA-area raids

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Immigration agents arrested nearly 200 people suspected of being in the country illegally in a five-day raid in the Los Angeles area, authorities said Thursday.

Proposed federal budget slips in penalty for 'sanctuary cities'

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Buried in President Trump’s proposed federal budget is language that would cut some funding to governments that don't comply with immigration agents.

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LA earmarks $1M for immigrant defense, but debate's not over

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The budget earmarks $1 million this year for the legal defense fund, but city officials must still approve policy details, including who benefits.

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