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CA bill seeks more health data on Asians, Pacific Islanders

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| A bill headed to the governor’s office would require state health officials to collect data on 10 subgroups now labeled broadly as Asian or Pacific Islander.

A Nation Engaged: Examining the fiscal impact of immigration

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Speaking about immigration Wednesday, Donald Trump stated that undocumented persons cost the US $113 billion. But that number doesn't tell the whole story.

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How Syrian refugees in Southern California are settling in

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More than 1,000 Syrian refugees have been resettled in California since last October when the U.S. began accepting migrants fleeing the war in their homeland.

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5 things to know about Obama's enforcement of immigration laws

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As Donald Trump prepares to flesh out his immigration platform in a speech Wednesday, here are five things to know about how President Obama has gone about enforcing current immigration laws.

Immigration plan would aid US startups' foreign investors

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A new proposal would allow foreigners who have invested in a U.S. startup and hold at least a 15 percent stake to receive temporary residency here.

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Bill to end private prisons for California immigrants moves forward

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A state bill that would bar cities and counties from contracting with for-profit prison operators to hold immigrant detainees clears the Assembly.

DOJ private prison phase-out doesn't affect immigrant detention, but a California bill could

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A state bill that would bar California cities and counties from contracting with private prisons for immigrant detention is set for a vote next week.

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Pacific Islanders uprooting for cheaper, safer inland communities

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More affordable housing has helped draw Pacific Islanders to the Inland Empire, away from areas closer to the coast where gang violence has caused some to leave.

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