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Fewer unauthorized immigrants working construction

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| Post recession, more are finding work in restaurants, manufacturing, and small business

In immigration news: Homeland Security official accused of favoritism, child migrants in court, executive action lawsuit, more

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A top Homeland Security officials is accused of political favoritism in a report following an internal investigation. This and more.

Thousands of child migrants waiting for their day in court

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Of more than 25,000 child migrants who entered the immigration court system after last July, almost 19,000 have cases still pending. But some kids are finding relief.

In immigration news: Executive action lawsuit, foreign-born cops, US immigration history chart, more

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More law enforcement agencies are moving toward letting foreign-born legal residents join their ranks. This and more.

In immigration news: GOP immigrant tax bill, five years after SB 1070, court no-shows on rise, more

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Legislation would prevent immigrants who obtain temporary legal status under Obama's immigration plan from being eligible to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit retroactively. This and more.

Survivor of Iguala massacre visits LA

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Among those who came to listen to him speak were immigrants who fear for their families - and some directly affected by violence.

In immigration news: 'Specialized' worker visas denied, Cambodian Americans and education, LA County joins executive action lawsuit, more

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Visas for foreign workers with 'specialized knowledge' in their fields are being turned down more frequently. This and more.

For younger Cambodian Americans, a narrowing education gap

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Cambodian immigrants have long struggled with an educational achievement gap, but this is changing as the second generation comes of age.

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