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No permits, but some unauthorized California immigrants work legally

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| Despite a Supreme Court ruling freezing President Obama's plan to grant work permits to certain unauthorized immigrants, some find they can work within the law.

Muslims tout Ramadan charity work to combat Islamophobia

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SoCal Muslim groups always do charity work during the holy month of Ramadan. This year they called attention to it as a way to combat negative stereotypes.

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Rafu Shimpo, LA's oldest Japanese paper, warns of closure

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The paper, founded in 1903, is in danger of shutting down by the end of the year, say publishers who blame declining subscribers and mounting costs.

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Supreme Court deadlock — Obama immigration plan on hold

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The Supreme Court decision blocks the Obama administration plan to extend temporary legal status to qualified immigrants and sends the case back to a Texas judge.

Immigrant parents of US citizens await Supreme Court ruling

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Unauthorized immigrants with American children say a favorable high court decision could protect them from deportation and provide work permits.

In wake of Orlando shooting, LGBT Latinos seek safe spaces to mourn

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Among LGBT Latinos in Los Angeles, the Orlando shooting is being felt in a unique way. Some have set about creating a sense of "familia" for those who can't mourn openly at home.

American Samoans consider next move after court passes on citizenship case

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Legal options and federal legislation are among the options for American Samoans seeking U.S. citizenship.

Latinos and American identity in a time of Trump: A postcard from El Paso

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Donald Trump's comments about a Latino federal judge have sparked discussion about racism and bias. But to many Latinos they're about historic burden.