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Immigrant children given adult dose of hepatitis A vaccine

Photo by El Alvi via Flickr Creative Commons
| The vaccines were administered this week, but none of the children have been hospitalized or had any adverse reactions, ICE officials said Saturday.

A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt


Many of the children who arrived from Central America still have cases churning through the immigration courts and don't know what the outcome will be.

Enforcing local minimum wage in 'epicenter' of wage theft


Wage theft is common in some local industries - and hard to root out. Los Angeles will have to start it's own unit if if wants to enforce it's higher minimum wage.

Immigration detention center expands in Southern California


Authorities are expanding a detention facility to get more bed space for women with criminal records, immigrants with medical needs and other detainees.

DMV expands documents accepted for immigrant driver license


California has expanded the list of identity documents that immigrants in the country illegally can use to apply for a driver's license.

Boyle Heights: 'As American as we want and as Mexican as we want'


Children and grandchildren of Mexican immigrants are opening funky new stores in Boyle Heights. They see the changes not as gentrification, but rather evolution.


35 California counties extend health care to immigrants


A group of 35 California counties have agreed to provide basic health care to people who are in the United States illegally.

Feds call for end of long-term detention of migrant families


Federal officials plan to end the long-term detention of hundreds of migrant families who are being held mainly at two large facilities in Texas after illegally entering the country.