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In immigration news: Dems' Latino support slips, activists push executive action, tapping Asian American voters, more

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| A new poll shows Latino voters disappointed over President Obama's handling of immigration. This and more.

Old con resurfaces in LA: 'Chinese blessing' scam targets the elderly

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Investigators say Chinese criminals on tourist visas exploit elderly, superstitious women. Here's how the scam works and how to avoid being a victim.

In immigration news: Ariz. town works for ICE, church sanctuaries, TV's families of color, more

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An Arizona town will manage the largest detention center being built in South Texas. A Mexican man facing deportation stays at a Denver church. Are there more families of color on TV?

In immigration news: Napolitano backs executive action, Latino voters and the midterms, LA's Thai Town, more

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Former Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano says she supports the idea of President Obama taking action on immigration. This and more.

LA’s Thai Town, only one in US, turns 15

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Thai immigrants started settling around neighborhood half a century ago, drawn by Hollywood.

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In immigration news: Fewer border deaths, Ebola-related discrimination, military program on hold, more

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Reported border-crossing deaths are at their lowest point in 15 years, in part as more Central American migrants crossing through Texas have been presenting themselves to authorities, seeking asylum. This and more.

Gang tensions upset LA’s Pacific Islander community

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Community leaders and police are trying to quash rumors of a Samoan-Tongan gang war.Two shooting incidents and social media speculation have heightened the conflict.

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Newly naturalized citizens get to vote right away

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Voting officials register new U.S. citizens right after the naturalization ceremony. While everyone else had to register by Monday, the newly naturalized are excepted.

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