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For many Central American migrants, US border is now beyond reach

Patrick Farrell/Miami Herald staff
| The wave of migrants trying to reach the U.S. hasn't stopped. But in a major change, Mexico is rounding them up and sending them home before they reach the U.S. border.

Immigrants prep to apply for state professional licenses


Under California law, immigrants without legal status can apply for professional licenses. That's brought a new crop of students to one cosmetology school in Downey.


Gemcoin: Regulator orders digital currency firm to 'desist and refrain'


The alleged fraud scheme by U.S. Fine Investment Arts, Inc. involved a currency dubbed "Gemcoin" that was said to be backed by the value of the gemstone amber.


What an Asian immigrant majority means for the future of California


Asians will soon outnumber Latino immigrants coming to the U.S., that’s according to a new study on census data by the Pew Research Center. How will this shape U.S. culture over the next few decades?

Banksy's 'Dismaland' to be dismantled and sent to refugee camp in France


All of the structures from the park will be sent to a refugee camp in Calais, France, to help build shelters.

Do business in LA parks, beaches? You need a permit


The city has banned unpermitted business in parks and beaches, and enforcement begins Monday. Push cart vendors aren't eligible for permits, so some are on the move.

California issues half a million immigrant driver licenses


Armando Botello, a spokesman for the state's Department of Motor Vehicles, said Friday that the milestone was reached last week.

Immigration group planned girl's pope encounter for a year


Though Sophie was selected to hand-deliver an immigration message to Francis, she crafted her own letter to the pope said the Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition.