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California officials say local voting is secure

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| As President Trump's election integrity commission convenes to look into reports of voter irregularities, election watchers say local voters needn't worry.

Supreme Court order again narrows the door for US-bound refugees

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The U.S. Supreme Court has stayed part of a lower court's ruling last week that opened the door for more refugees to arrive in the United States.

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Trump administration raises ceiling on foreign worker visas

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The federal government is raising the cap on visas under the H-2B program that brings in low-skilled workers from abroad to work in hotels and other industries.

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Federal government ends teen pregnancy prevention grants

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The University of Southern California has a five-year, $2 million-a-year grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. It's ending two years early.

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Trump travel ban hits refugee admissions

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After Wednesday, refugees will need to prove a bona fide relationship with a close family member or a U.S. entity to enter the country.

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A refugee family celebrates its first Independence Day

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Bashir Kashefi, a refugee from Afghanistan, says he will celebrate July 4th but is concerned about the reinstated travel ban that temporarily bars refugees.

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No disruptions at LAX as latest travel ban rolls out

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The first day of the reinstated travel ban limiting travel from six Muslim-majority countries passed without large protests or reported traveler delays.

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How the travel ban might play out in Los Angeles

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In reinstating a partial travel ban, the Supreme Court said those who lack established ties to a person, workplace, or other U.S. entity could be temporarily barred.

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