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In immigration news: Federal budget battle, applications for immigration relief, aid for Central America, more

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| The Obama administration's proposed federal budget includes $1 billion worth of aid to Central America, with the aim of helping curb northbound migration. This and more.

Asians slower to seek immigration protection


Many advocates have blamed the paltry turnout among young Asian immigrants for the administration's 2012 program on the stigma of being in the country illegally in their communities.

Why Vietnamese Americans show strength at the ballot box


A tight Orange County supervisorial race could be decided by Vietnamese American voters.

In immigration news: Anti-executive action bill, costs of deportation v. illegal immigration, more


Senate Democrats seek to stop a House bill that would undo President Obama's executive action from reaching the Senate floor. This and more.

Atomic Cafe: Little Tokyo music landmark falls to wrecking ball


The brick building on the corner of First and Alameda is being razed to make way for a new subway station opening in 2020.


What's next for Boyle Heights' Mariachi Plaza?


Now that the MTA plans to go back to the drawing board on development for Mariachi Plaza, what do residents and merchants want? It depends on who you ask.

In immigration news: Texas v. United States, White House pushes economic benefits, Cuban migration on the rise, more


Nevada and Tennessee are the latest to join a multi-state lawsuit that seeks to block President Obama's executive immigration order from taking effect. This and more.

Garcetti defends Obama immigration order in federal court


Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is one of a long list of mayors who have signed an amicus brief supporting President Obama's executive order on immigration.