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Woman says she miscarried after being shackled in immigration facility

| In May, Monserrat Ruiz was given a pregnancy test after arriving at a detention facility in Bakersfield yet was shackled — against policy — on a trip to the hospital, according to the ACLU.

1 dead as suspected smuggling boat, US vessel collide


A boat packed with migrants suspected of trying to enter the U.S. illegally collided with an American border vessel off California's coast.

Thousands brace for deportations in Dominican Republic


Thousands of people are preparing for deportation after failing to obtain legal residency as part of a government program to crack down on migrants.

Mexico deports more Central Americans than the US


Mexico apprehended 92,889 Central Americans between October and April last year. In the same period, the US apprehended 70,226 listed as "other than Mexican" migrants.

California on cusp of offering young immigrants health care


California is close to becoming the largest state to extend state-subsidized health care coverage to children from low-income families who are in the country illegally.

How cities around LA have legalized street vending


Leaders in L.A. have long considered legalizing street vending but have yet to pass an ordinance. Pasadena and Santa Ana have had limited policies for years.

High court says immigration deadlines can be extended


The justices ruled Monday in favor of Noel Reyes Mata, a Mexican citizen who had lived in the United States for nearly 15 years.

Immigrant drivers find new freedom with licenses


Immigrants living in the U.S. illegally say getting a California driver's license under a new program this year has helped them on the roads — and off.