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Mozart with a twist: LA Opera tackles immigration issues with ¬°Figaro! (90210)

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| The company's modern adaptation of Mozart's 'The Marriage of Figaro' spotlights a Mexican handyman working on a Beverly Hills estate.

In immigration news: Executive action fight in House, immigrants and Medi-Cal, protests in Europe, more


Will immigrants who benefit from executive action also be able to receive Medi-Cal in California? The proposed state budget only says they could potentially qualify. This and more.

New immigration protections might include Medi-Cal access


The proposed Calif. budget says immigrants who qualify for deportation protection "potentially" qualify for Medi-Cal. The lack of clarity has aggravated immigrant advocates.

In immigration news: Homeland Security funding fight, how terror attacks affect US immigration debate, NYC municipal ID cards, more


An effort by House GOP lawmakers to use Homeland Security funding as leverage to counter President Obama's executive action plan seems unlikely to get much traction. This and more.

In immigration news: Homeland Security funding, state laws, more


House GOP lawmakers are planning a bill that would fund most of Homeland Security, after threatening to withhold funding in a fight over President Obama's executive action. This and more.

LA labor coalition joins the fight against El Super grocery chain


The LA County Federation of Labor added support from more than 300 unions to a boycott of the Mexican-owned grocery chain. But it may be tough to win over shoppers.

In immigration news: Border drones, GOP immigration strategy, H-4 visa holders hoping to work, more


According to Homeland Security's Inspector General, the expensive drones used to patrol the US-Mexico border by air don't do much to justify their cost. This and more.

Spouses of high-skilled visa holders look forward to getting their own jobs


The spouses of high-skilled workers on H-1B visas have been barred from working until now, although many are well-educated and skilled themselves.