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Fears stir in Vietnamese community over refugee deportations

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| Community advocates say the Trump administration may be negotiating with Vietnam to take back thousands of refugees who came to the U.S. decades ago.

Can anything fix the immigration court backlog?

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The backlog of pending cases in immigration court nationally and in Los Angeles has spiked by nearly 50 percent since the start of fiscal year 2017.

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Street vending to be legal in most of LA, but not everywhere

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Certain no-vending zones have been designated, and vendors who've long done business in these areas say they're disappointed.

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Los Angeles finally adopts plan to legalize street vending

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After years of debate, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a plan to legalize street vending, allowing vendors to get permits to operate.

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Los Angeles groups make plans to aid asylum seekers

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In the Los Angeles area, groups serving Central American immigrants are working with legal advocates to plan how to help any asylum seekers.

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Have Latino voters have turned a corner in voter turnout?

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A new UCLA study suggests that turnout among Southern California's Latino voters jumped in the Nov. 6 midterm election over 2014.

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Feds blame minor errors for immigration court confusion

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The nation’s immigration courts are already dealing with a backlog of more than 760,000 pending cases. But things got even messier this week in L.A. and elsewhere.

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Harvard suit has split local Asians over affirmative action

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Trial begins Monday in an anti-affirmative action lawsuit that alleges Harvard University’s race-conscious admissions process discriminates against Asian students.

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