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In immigration news: New immigrant detention center, first Sikh American Rose Parade float, 'el DMV,' more

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| Immigrant rights groups are criticizing the opening of a 2,400-bed immigrant detention facility in Dilley, Texas. This and more.

Sikh Americans tell their story with first-ever Rose Parade float


The float's centerpiece is a replica of Stockton's Sikh temple, built in 1912. "The first Sikh turbaned pilot will be waving at you," said supporter Bhajneet Singh.


Tamales are tops, but not only holiday bakery item in demand


There's more keeping Los Angeles bakeries busy this time of year than tamales, including champurrado and cookies — and the holiday rush is just beginning.

LA officials warn of executive action immigration scams


City and county officials and law enforcement agencies have joined forces to fight con artists who take advantage of immigrants seeking deportation protection.

In immigration news: Cuban Americans react to improving relations, immigration scams, driver's license lawsuit, more


Polls have shown more that Cuban Americans have grown to favor improving U.S. ties with Cuba. But many are still deeply skeptical. This and more.

Will the New Year bring legalization to LA street vendors?


After decades of City Hall debate over legalizing street vending, proponents say a new proposal may have a chance because L.A. and its economy have changed.

Lawsuit filed over immigrant driver's license data


Immigrant advocates filed a lawsuit Wednesday over concerns that federal immigration agents could use state driver's license databases to track down people for deportation.

In immigration news: Judge calls executive action unconstitutional, GOP and immigration, the meaning of 'hapa,' more


A federal judge in Pennsylvania has issued an opinion that President Obama's recent executive action on immigration is unlawful. This and more.