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Huntington Beach is the latest city to sue state over 'sanctuary' law

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| The city of 200,000 people is the latest to take action over the law passed by California's Democratic legislature to fend off the Trump administration's stepped up deportations.

What you need to know about where DACA stands now

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On Easter, Trump tweeted "NO MORE DACA DEAL." So what's the status of people currently protected from deportation by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals?

Deported Army veteran wins fight for US citizenship

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Lawyers for Hector Barajas said the government informed them Thursday their client should attend a naturalization ceremony on April 13 in San Diego. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services confirmed the decision.

California is suing to keep a citizenship question off the 2020 census

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Secretary of State Alex Padilla said California would "lose big" if the question is added and the state will be fighting it "tooth and nail."

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Orange County votes to join Trump's 'sanctuary' lawsuit against California

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The all-Republican Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to join a Trump administration lawsuit against California over its law aimed at protecting immigrants from stepped-up deportations.

Refugee admissions to US have plummeted. Here's what that looks like in SoCal

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More than 1,200 refugees from Iran were resettled in Glendale in the last full fiscal year of the Obama administration. In the past six months, the number is 10.

Los Alamitos moves ahead on 'anti-sanctuary' ordinance

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Other cities could follow Los Alamitos' lead as it seeks to opt out of the state law that restricts police cooperation with immigration agents. But the issue could wind up in the courts.

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Long Beach is latest local city to adopt sanctuary ordinance

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The decision comes as the Trump administration slams state and local polices in California that limit police cooperation with immigration agents.

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