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Jury still out on Adelanto detention center health care

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| A new health care provider brought in by the private operator of the Adelanto immigrant detention facility after two detainees died last year has been met with mixed reviews.

Some who applied for citizenship may not get to vote

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As of June 30, more than half a million applications for naturalization were pending nationwide, or over 100,000 more than a year earlier.

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Hate crimes on the rise in LA County

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The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations tallied 483 reported hate crimes in 2015, an increase of nearly 100 offenses over the previous year.

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Music video depicting burglars in 'Chinese neighborhood' angers Chinese-Americans

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The video went up on YouTube in 2014, but lately it has been making the rounds on WeChat, a Chinese social media app. Some Chinese-Americans say it plays to racial stereotypes and is offensive.

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Haitian deportations to resume as more arrive at California border

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Most Haitians had been protected from deportation after that country’s devastating earthquake in January 2010, but those protections are being lifted.

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Illegal immigration dips and diversifies in California

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A new report finds that the number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. has stayed roughly the same since 2009 and dropped a little in California. But the countries they are coming from have shifted.

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LA supervisors move against immigration consultant fraud

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Los Angeles County officials will draft an ordinance to license local immigration consultants as a way of better regulating them.

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Latino population growth slips behind Asian Americans, study finds

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A Pew Research Center study found the population growth among U.S. Latinos fell to 2.8 percent annually between 2007 and 2014, while for Asian Americans it increased to 3.4 percent.