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  • Deportation data won't dispel rumors drawing migrant minors to U.S.

    Deportation data won't dispel rumors drawing migrant minors to U.S.
    President Obama and his aides have repeatedly sought to dispel the rumors driving thousands of children and teens from Central America to cross the U.S. border each month with the expectation they will be given a permiso and allowed to stay. But under...
  • America once welcomed desperate children

    America once welcomed desperate children
    To the editor: In the 1960s through the 1980s, we saw people escaping repression from East Germany to the west with their oppressors willing to shoot them in the backs for trying to climb over a wall to a better life. ("More than rumors drive Central...
  • Murrieta immigrant protests: Mayor defends his town's actions

    Murrieta immigrant protests: Mayor defends his town's actions
    The mayor of Murrietta, which has seen protests in recent days that prevented federal officials from housing some immigrant detainees at a facility there, defended his town's response to the issue. Mayor Alan Long said on CNN Sunday that residents are...
  • U.S. will 'stem the tide' of illegal immigration, official says

    U.S. will 'stem the tide' of illegal immigration, official says
    The nation's Homeland Security chief vowed Sunday that the Obama administration would "stem the tide" of unaccompanied minors from Central America who have illegally crossed the Southwest border in record numbers in recent months. Immigration...
  • Court blocks Arizona on immigrant driver's licenses; Dreamers rejoice

    In a sharply worded opinion, a federal appellate panel struck down an Arizona policy that prohibits young immigrants known as Dreamers from getting driver’s licenses. The case has been closely watched since it pits the Obama administration’s...
  • LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests

    LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests
    The Los Angeles Police Department is no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms, unless a judge has vetted the request, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday alongside a cheering crowd of...
  • Was the Dreamers' sales pitch too clever by half?

    Was the Dreamers' sales pitch too clever by half?
    This is the lead of a story The Times ran the other day about a Fourth of July swearing-in ceremony for new U.S. citizens presided over by President Obama: “Kamar Osei Harris joined the U.S. Air Force last fall for the reasons most service members...
  • L.A., rightly, says 'no' to Washington on immigrant detainees

    L.A., rightly, says 'no' to Washington on immigrant detainees
    Citing a recent federal court ruling in Oregon that the practice infringes on constitutional protections, Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced that the city of Los Angeles will no longer honor federal "detainer letter" requests to hold people suspected...
  • Immigration protesters gather in Murrieta but buses go elsewhere

    Immigration protesters gather in Murrieta but buses go elsewhere
    Dozens of protesters gathered Monday in Murrieta to challenge the expected arrival of buses carrying detained immigrants to a Border Patrol station in the Inland Empire city. But protesters waited in vain as the buses they thought would head their way...
  • Most in flood of young immigrants will be sent home, White House says

    Facing mounting political pressure to stop the influx of children and teens from Central America crossing the Southwest border, the White House said for the first time Monday that most of those apprehended "will be returned" home. Josh Earnest, the...
  • Constitution, not illegal immigration is 'central to our way of life'

    The cab driver taking me to the Washington Nationals baseball game on July 4 is from Bangladesh. I ask him how he got here. He said his father "won the immigration lottery" some years back, was admitted under U.S. immigration law and eventually became a...