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How Obama's new deportation program differs from old one

Courtesy U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
| President Obama scrapped the Secure Communities program and vowed to replace it with something better, but immigration advocates say the details are scarce.

In immigration news: High-skilled worker visa debate, war criminals in the US, 'sanctuary cities,' more

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A recent case in Florida highlights how suspected foreign war criminals have sought shelter in the US over the years. This and more.

Chinese immigrant granted license to practice law — after 125 years

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The court granted Hong Yen Chang a license to practice law. The ruling reversed a 19th century decision denying a Chinese immigrant's application to practice law.

LAPD officer arrested at US-Mexico border for alleged smuggling

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Border Patrol agents allegedly found a person hiding in the officer's car when they stopped him for questioning Saturday night, according to NBC-LA.

In immigration news: White House pushes court on executive action, LA cop arrested at border, tech diversity, more

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If the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturns a Texas judge's order blocking executive action, the immigration plan could move forward sooner. This and more.

In immigration news: Feds ask court to lift block on executive action, evolution of Mexican migration, DACA recipients arrested, more

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The federal government has asked an appeals court to allow President Obama's executive immigration order to move forward. This and more.

In immigration news: LA foreign 'student' scam, GOP immigrant tax fight, migrants maimed by train protest, more

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Federal officials say operators of four LA-area trade schools took in as much as $6 million a year, enrolling foreign 'students' who did not attend. This and more.

Feds arrest 3 people in trade school immigration scheme

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Defendants allegedly let foreign 'students' enroll for a fee, in exchange for student visa documents that would let them stay in the United States.