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LA County supervisors weigh immigrant legal aid

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| Under the proposal, the county would contribute up to $3 million to a fund that would combine money from the city of Los Angeles and philanthropic groups to create a $10 million resource for immigrants' legal defense. Immigrants convicted of violent felonies would be excluded from help.

Ventura County farmers warm up to guest worker visa program

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The H-2A visa program has long been denounced by California farmers as expensive and cumbersome. But in the midst of labor shortage, some are giving it a try.

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Immigration enforcement under Trump: Is the fear justified?

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Strict immigration enforcement occurred under previous administrations as well. Yet the fear that's been stirred under President Trump is extreme. What's different?

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Los Angeles officials warn of immigration consultant scams

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The Trump administration’s stepped up immigration enforcement is ripe for fraud by notarios, those who charge to help immigrants avoid deportation, officials say.

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ICE lists LA authorities among those releasing immigrants

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a list of local jails that it says rejected requests to hold unauthorized immigrants for deportation.

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Los Angeles could get more immigration judges

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Plans are still being finalized, but Los Angeles could see additional immigration court judges as the Trump administration pushes for more deportations.

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With immigration crackdown, some go into hiding

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As the Trump administration steps up immigration enforcement, many unauthorized immigrants are laying low. Meantime, churches create sanctuaries — just in case.

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CA's top judge asks ICE to stop 'stalking' courthouses

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California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye wrote to the Trump administration Thursday, asking that federal agents stop arresting immigrants at state courthouses.

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