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Senate rejects bipartisan immigration plan and Trump's, too

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| Hundreds of thousands of "Dreamer" immigrants are still in limbo after politicians defeated four separate proposals, proving how hard it is to strike a deal on this issue.

ICE detains more than 100 in Los Angeles area immigration raids

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The federal immigration enforcement agency said "uncooperative jurisdictions," like Los Angeles, were "putting officers, the general public and the aliens at risk."

Arrests of immigrants with no criminal record rise in LA region

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Since President Trump lifted Obama-era policies that kept immigration agents focused on criminals, local arrests of immigrants with no criminal history have spiked.

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Family immigration cuts in Senate plan stir controversy

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The U.S. Senate is debating immigration changes, including the idea of preventing U.S. citizens from sponsoring their parents for legal immigration.

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​Court rules Los Angeles sheriff violated immigrants' rights

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Immigrant advocates say the ruling affects thousands of people who were held under immigration detainers issued by the federal government.

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Can immigrants sponsor 'unlimited numbers of distant relatives?'

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President Trump's suggestion that immigrants can sponsor unlimited numbers of family members brought a sharp response from Judy Chu, a Los Angeles congresswoman.

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Most Americans want DREAMers to stay — and the wall to go

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Americans are not sold on President Trump's immigration deal that calls for billions for a border wall. That's one finding of an NPR/Ipsos poll that shows Americans sharply divided on immigration.

Immigrants losing deportation protection have few options

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Immigrant service agencies in Southern California are hurrying to screen those who will lose their temporary permission to live and work legally in the U.S.

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