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In immigration news: Child migrants without legal counsel, Arizona driver's license appeal, Asian American GOP group, more

Graham Clark
| Many recently arrived child migrants having their cases heard in immigration court have no attorney; state and federal initiatives plan funds for more access. This and more.

Mexico pays to help its citizens avoid deportation from US


Applying to the program for immigrants illegally brought to the U.S. as children provides a work permit and prevents deportation, but costs $465.

In immigration news: Arizona policies in court, Obamacare coverage, driver's licenses


Obama administration to weigh in Arizona immigration policies in court. Advocates say immigrants weren't given proper warning they could lose Obamacare coverage. N.J. Gov. Christie asked to allow driver's licenses for immigrants in country illegally.

Calif. to offer legal assistance for immigrant children


A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown will provide $3 million to nonprofits that offer free legal assistance to unaccompanied child immigrants from Central America.

Immigrants without legal status able to apply for professional licenses in CA


A new California law requires that, no later than 2016, about 40 state boards must consider applicants, even if they lack legal immigration status.

In immigration news: Legal help for migrant kids, high bar for asylum seekers, immigrants in the military, more


Legislation signed by Gov. Brown is to provide $3 million in funds for nonprofits to help provide legal counsel for minors in deportation. This and more.

Gov. Brown signs bill for lawyers for immigrant kids


Gov. Jerry Brown says he has signed into law a bill to help fund lawyers for unaccompanied children in immigration proceedings.

Sears project stirs gentrification talk in Boyle Heights


A plan to turn the historic Sears building into a mixed-use space has created concerns about gentrification. But some say that Boyle Heights will be more resistant to change than other neighborhoods.