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Campus protests sparked by national conversation around race

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| The recent wave of student protests began at the University of Missouri. But students at Occidental and Claremont McKenna say they were organized long before that.

Study finds more Mexicans leaving the US than coming


The Pew Research Center's findings mark a reversal of one of the most significant immigration trends in the nation's history.


Lessons on first-gen life from Yvonne Orji of 'Insecure'


When Yvonne Orji told her parents she was going to be a comedian, they cried. Since then, her story has inspired "first gens" all over the world.


LA immigrants react to court ruling against Obama immigration plan


The plan would give temporary legal status to millions. Los Angeles immigrants and their advocates are now pinning their hopes on the United States Supreme Court.

LA officials launch campaign to encourage citizenship


"Protect Yourself: Citizenship Now!" is a committee of five organizations that provide citizenship-related services, including in Spanish and Asian Pacific Islander languages.

County supervisors to consider a push for arts diversity


County board votes to create a task force that would study how to make local arts institutions better reflect the region's ethnic mix

How TV is redefining who we think of as 'American'


After a century in the shadows, immigrants are stepping into the primetime spotlight. Code Switch takes a look at the past and present of immigrants on TV.

At this Orange County sandwich shop, a Vietnamese pop star drops banh mi


Lynda Trang Dai, known as the "Vietnamese Madonna," performs around the world. Back home in California, she's the only one to whip up her sandwiches' secret sauce.