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Will Trump take on the controversial EB-5 visa program?

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| EB-5 gives foreigners who invest in U.S. businesses a visa and a chance at permanent legal status. It has benefited some Trump-branded projects.

Street vendors push for legalization as county cracks down

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As the city council moves towards legalization, there are no immediate plans to do so in unincorporated parts of the L.A. County.

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LA's busy immigration courts could swell under Trump

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The nation's busy immigration courts – already burdened by an unprecedented backlog of half a million cases – could strain even more if a Trump administration steps up deportations as promised.

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When deportation fears keep kids out of preschool

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Head Start centers that serve children of farmworkers in Florida have seen a 43 percent drop in enrollment this year. Teachers blame fear of deportation.

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What if you had to prove you were American?

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An NPR analysis of public records found that in an eight-year period, some 1,500 people who were held by immigration turned out to be Americans.

NYC officials go to court to protect those with municipal IDs

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New York City wants to erase the personal information of people who've received municipal IDs — including, potentially, thousands of undocumented immigrants. State lawmakers are trying to stop them.

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Should taxpayer money go to legal aid for immigrants facing deportation?

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is considering allocating a million dollars for legal help to immigrants at risk of deportation.

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$3M for immigrants' legal defense approved by LA County

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The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors fund efforts to help immigrants living in the U.S. without legal status as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office.

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