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Report: Immigrant quotas benefit for-profit prison operators

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| U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement had to pay for 3,255 immigrants daily at five detention facilities in Texas, the most of any state.

Feds investigating SoCal Edison staffing contractors

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The Department of Labor is looking into alleged work visa abuse involving two companies used by Southern California Edison to hire foreign workers.

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Chinese same-sex couples wed in West Hollywood

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We talk with one newlywed couple from China about how society and government have changed in recent years, and whether the country is more welcoming to LGBT people.

How will LA's wage hike affect immigrant workers?

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Next summer, the city's minimum wage will rise to $10.50 per hour, and it will reach $15 in 2020. Some workers say it'll lift them up. Others worry they'll be laid off.

California settles heat-death lawsuits, agrees to improve

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The lawsuits, filed by the families of field workers who died of heat-related illnesses, accused the state of repeatedly failing to protect farm workers being denied water and shade.

Japanese-American WW2 vets gather in Little Tokyo

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Vets, including those from the legendary 442nd "Go For Broke" regiment, reminisce about the war, their families and their citizenship.

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Feds respond to CA lawmaker's call to investigate Edison

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Congresswoman Judy Chu has asked the government to investigate Edison's decision to lay off tech workers and replace them foreign workers who hold visas.

Most back legal status for immigrants in US illegally, poll shows

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The survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 72 percent of Americans support legal status for such immigrants.