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Latino character of Santa Ana's downtown fades

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| New stores moving into downtown Santa Ana’s historic Latino shopping district have raised questions about the city’s identity.

Local Cuba travel agents expect boost in business


Agents who book trips to Cuba are bracing for more demand, days after the Obama administration relaxed its rules. But travelers must still go for a specific purpose.

Broken promises displayed at Native American treaties exhibit


A rare exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian explores the history of treaties between Native American nations and the U.S.

In immigration news: Mexican birth certificates available in US, states' anti-executive action lawsuit gets hearing, more


Mexican nationals in the US will now be able to obtain copies of their birth certificates at their consulates, without having to leave the country. This and more.

Mexican consulates now providing birth certificates to immigrants


A database containing the information of Mexican nationals will allow consulates in the US to access and print the document in about 10 minutes.

In immigration news: White House criticizes House vote, LA-area immigrants eligible for relief, Mexican consulates to issue birth certificates, more


An estimated 466,000 LA County residents could be eligible for immigration relief under President Barack Obama's executive order, most of them as the parents of US citizens and legal residents. This and more.

Executive action: 466,000 in LA County could qualify; most are parents


An estimated 466,000 immigrants in L.A. County could be eligible for relief under Obama's executive order. Most are the parents of U.S. citizens and legal residents.

Executive action FAQ: What you should know about deportation protections


When does it go into effect? What's changing? How does it affect me? As SoCal prepares to implement the executive action on immigration, find answers here.