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In immigration news: Courts in crisis, LA County to weigh executive action task force, Iñárritu's Oscars speech, more

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| Mexican director and screenwriter Alejandro González Iñárritu gives a shout-out to countrymen and Mexican immigrants in the U.S. during his Oscars speech. This and more.

For TSA officers, Congress' inaction on funding could hit home


If Congress doesn't fund the Department of Homeland Security this week, most DHS employees will likely be ordered to stay on the job — without a paycheck.

Immigration courts 'operating in crisis mode,' judges say


Immigration courts are jammed with asylum cases of 60,000 unaccompanied minors who crossed the border last year. There are 429,000 cases pending and only 223 judges.

In immigration news: Executive action appeal could take time, immigrants go back to shadows, more


Because an appeal could take time, advocates are asking the Obama administration to seek an emergency order that would still let immigrants apply for temporary legal status. This and more.

In immigration news: Executive action in limbo, Lunar New Year, California issues nearly 60,000 AB 60 licenses, more


The California DMV issued 59,000 driver’s licenses in January to immigrants in the U.S. illegally who applied under the law known as AB 60. This and more.

Next generation of Vietnamese Americans lead Tet Parade in OC


A younger generation of Vietnamese Americans will take the lead on a long standing tradition in Little Saigon — the Tet Parade.

Children of Chinese immigrants juggle New Year superstitions


Second and third-generation Chinese and Vietnamese-Americans don't necessarily believe traditional Lunar New Year superstitions. But they couldn't hurt...

California issues 59,000 driver's licenses to immigrants


Overall, a total of about 236,000 immigrants in the country illegally began the application process during January, the state Department of Motor Vehicles said in a statement.