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Immigration activists and policy makers fill downtown LA

| Residents protest family separation across the US-Mexico border while policy makers in City Hall discuss refugee rights in California.

What you need to know about the DACA program now

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If DACA court rulings and changing rules have you scratching your head, you're not alone. Here's where the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program stands now.

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Orange County, other SoCal officials stand with White House at anti-sanctuary meeting

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The White House billed the meeting as one to "discuss shared efforts to end the nullification of federal law and restore community safety.”

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Watch: DACA battle waged in Pasadena as appeals court weighs Trump action

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DACA has protected some 700,000 people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families that overstayed visas.

If families are separated at the border, where do kids go?

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The Trump administration announced last week that adults caught crossing the border illegally will be prosecuted, and families will be separated.

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Santa Clarita becomes first LA County city to oppose state's 'sanctuary' law

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The council voted unanimously to support a federal lawsuit against the state over SB 54, which limits how local law enforcement can cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

What 'zero tolerance' on border crossings means for SoCal

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The crackdown on illegal entries by families will have an impact in places like Los Angeles, home to a large community of Central Americans where many aim to settle.

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Sessions says 'zero tolerance' for illegal border crossers, vows to divide families

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The administration says there has been a surge of illegal border crossings, especially by families. Immigrant advocates say the people are seeking asylum under international law.