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In immigration news: Obama defends action, DMV prepares for license rush, more

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| The DMV is training 900 new employees in anticipation of a crush of applications in January, when immigrants without legal status may start applying for driver's licenses. This and more.

DMV trains 900 new hires to handle immigrant licensing surge

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The agency must finish training employees before AB 60 takes effect next month, making driver's licenses available to Calif. residents, regardless of legal status.

In immigration news: Obama in Nashville, refugee program for children, more

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President Obama talks up his immigration plan in Nashville, Tenn., which has one of the fastest-growing immigrant populations in the nation. This and more.

ACLU finds majority of immigrant detainees eligible for release

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Of more than 1,600 LA-area immigrants detained six months or longer, more than two-thirds were found eligible for release on bond following a hearing.

In immigration news: Federal profiling rules, LA detainees eligible for bond, executive action hiring, more

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According to an ACLU report, many immigrants detained in the Los Angeles area were deemed eligible for bond once they received a hearing. This and more.

Before Koreatown: The origins of Korean migration to LA

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Koreatown made its name as an ethnic enclave in Los Angeles during the 1970's; but Korean immigrants began arriving in the city much earlier.

In immigration news: GOP border legislation in the works, Latino voters and immigration, fewer deportations, more

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A new poll finds immigration to be a 'threshold issue' for most Latino voters. This and more.

LA millennials: Bilingual, for the most part

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Nearly 58 percent of millennials in metropolitan L.A. speak a language other than English, latest Census numbers show.