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New Huntington Park commissioners don't have legal status

| The city appointed two residents to serve on local commissions. A city official says both are longtime volunteers, but have been unable to obtain legal status.

As we cross our fingers for El Niño, Peru braces for floods

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The rains would bring relief to Southern California. But Peruvians who live here are worried for family back home. Peru has already declared a state of emergency.

El Monte sweatshop slavery case still resonates 20 years later

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Dozens of Thai migrants were held captive in sweatshops. The case is considered a landmark that influenced immigration and labor policies.

Once outlaws, Young Lords find a museum home

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Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.

Judge rules US violates agreement in detaining immigrant kids

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A federal judge ruled the U.S. Department of Justice's current system of detaining children with their moms after they've crossed the U.S.-Mexico border violates a court settlement.

House to take up bill blocking money for 'sanctuary cities'

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The move follows the shooting death of a woman in San Francisco this month, allegedly by an immigrant with a criminal record and without legal status.

Keeping the Korean love for hiking alive — in Los Angeles

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The hard-core love for hiking mountains is now a tradition that's being kept alive by the Korean-American community in Los Angeles.

Most new California licenses go to drivers in US illegally

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California officials say more than half of new drivers' licenses issued in the state this year have gone to people who are in the country illegally.