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Parent of smuggled child fears prosecution under Trump order

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| A Salvadoran immigrant used a smuggler to bring her child to the U.S., but now could face deportation and criminal prosecution under new Trump immigration order.

Congress takes a recess, some members won't hold town halls

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Called a "district work period," this week's break normally gives senators and representatives time to meet with constituents.

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DACA recipients brace for Trump action on immigrant program

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The future of an Obama administration program that temporarily protects certain young immigrants from deportation and grants them work permits remains uncertain.

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Worries heightened in SoCal after arrest of DACA recipient near Seattle

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The arrest of a man living in Washington state under the DACA program is rattling other young immigrants like him in California.

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LA-bound Armenian Christians held up in travel ban's wake

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A group of Armenian Christian refugees are awaiting their fate in Iran after they got caught in the backwash of President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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ICE officials announce 160 arrests in SoCal this week

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Immigration officials have conducted an “enforcement surge,” arresting 161 undocumented people over five days. They say the arrests are part of the periodic enforcement actions that they have conducted in recent years.

Why the 9th Circuit is an attractive target for GOP lawmakers

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Splitting up the court would mean new judgeships. Those new judgeships would be filled by the Republican Senate, with nominees proposed by a Republican president.

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California joins second lawsuit against Trump travel ban

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Attorney General Xavier Becerra and 16 other attorneys general filed a friend of the court brief in the case of two men with Yemeni visas detained in Virginia.