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LA council to consider immigrant advocate in wake of Trump win

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| Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson is seeking an immigrant advocate to help the city navigate a Donald Trump presidency and protect its federal funding.

Immigrants who applied for citizenship before election take oath

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But it's too early to tell what impact Donald Trump's election as president will have on would-be applicants seeking to become U.S. citizens.

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LA County gets reports of post-election hate incidents

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Los Angeles County officials say they are receiving reports of hate incidents in the wake of last week’s presidential election.

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Chief Beck: LAPD won't help deport under Donald Trump

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Beck says Trump's vows to deport millions after taking office will not affect his department's longstanding policy of staying out of immigration issues.

Immigrants with temporary status worry they'll be deported

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Donald Trump’s plan to cancel some of President Obama’s executive actions is unnerving young immigrants. One allows some to temporarily live and work in the U.S.

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LA church parishioners pray for Trump and their own

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In a small Catholic church in downtown Los Angeles, a priest tries to calm a disquiet congregation, many immigrants from Latin America.

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Boyle Heights vandalism seen as reaction to rapid changes

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Vandalism at art galleries reflect anger over changes in Boyle Heights that are driving higher rents and displacement of longtime residents, community members say.

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'The Distance Between Us' introduces kids to the immigrant experience

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'The Distance Between Us' chronicles Reyna Grande's experience being left behind in an impoverished Mexican town, while her parents went in search of work across the border.

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