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What if you had to prove you were American?

/Bree Lamb for NPR
| 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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LA's plan for immigrant legal aid in the Trump era

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L.A. officials say they are working with private foundations to set up a $10 million fund to provide lawyers to immigrants facing deportation, as other municipalities take similar steps after Trump's election.

Crisis in Aleppo hitting close to home for some in SoCal

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As war refugees flee the Syrian city of Aleppo, Syrians living in California look for ways to help those seeking safety from the violence.

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LA County to consider funding legal help for undocumented immigrants

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Los Angeles County supervisors are set to vote next Tuesday on a motion to earmark an initial $1 million to help unauthorized immigrants fight deportation in court.

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SoCal students seek to testify in affirmative action case

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Two students and Advancing Justice LA support Harvard University in an affirmative action lawsuit that highlights a divide in the Asian community.

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