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Immigration

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  • Challenges at school for migrants: Overcoming trauma, learning English

    Challenges at school for migrants: Overcoming trauma, learning English
    Thousands of young immigrants, many of them making the dangerous journey alone, entered the United States illegally last year — a surge of migration that has created special challenges for the youths, their parents and the schools trying to serve...
  • Number of deportations from Los Angeles area down, new statistics show

    Number of deportations from Los Angeles area down, new statistics show
    The number of people deported from the Los Angeles area has fallen sharply in recent years, with the biggest drop occurring in the last few  months, new federal statistics show. The plunge in deportations comes as President Obama seeks controversial...
  • Medi-Cal rolls could swell under Obama's deportation relief plan

    Medi-Cal rolls could swell under Obama's deportation relief plan
    President Obama's executive actions on immigration, which have sparked a fierce political backlash nationwide, could also provide an unlikely boost for another of his goals: increasing health insurance signups. Immigrants living in the U.S. without...
  • Attitudes shift on illegal immigration, but unity eludes other issues

    Attitudes shift on illegal immigration, but unity eludes other issues
    Times change. Attitudes soften. People get to know each other and chill. Twenty-one years ago, California voters decided overwhelmingly — 59% of them — to deny public services for immigrants who came here illegally. That included refusing to...
  • Lou Barletta: Obama policies favor illegal immigrants over U.S. citizens

    Lou Barletta: Obama policies favor illegal immigrants over U.S. citizens
    We have immigration laws in this country for two basic reasons: to preserve American jobs and to protect national security. President Barack Obama's unlawful executive actions to grant amnesty to at least 5 million illegal immigrants violate both of those...
  • ICE opens 400-bed immigrant detention center near Bakersfield

    ICE opens 400-bed immigrant detention center near Bakersfield
    The federal government has begun transferring immigrants facing deportation to a new, 400-bed detention center in Bakersfield. The facility, a former prison, will house immigrants who were taken into custody in the Central Valley as well as some long-...
  • Religious rally calls for reducing arrests of children, immigrants

    Religious rally calls for reducing arrests of children, immigrants
    Nearly 3,000 people Monday night joined religious leaders in calling for Palm Beach County police officers and sheriff’s deputies to stop arresting children and jailing immigrants for minor criminal offenses. People Engaged in Active Community...
  • Deportations plunge under Obama policy

    WASHINGTON — A controversial new immigration policy designed to remove criminals but keep families together has led to a steep plunge in the number of foreign residents deported from Florida and the nation. The rate of deportations has been cut by...
  • As Caribbean immigration rises, Miami's black population becomes more foreign

    WASHINGTON One in three black residents in Miami is now an immigrant, a reflection of a nationwide trend that shows immigrants making up a rising share of the country's black population, according to a new Pew Research Center study. Perhaps not...
  • California may shield immigrants charged with drug crimes from deportation

    California may shield immigrants charged with drug crimes from deportation
    When Jesús Cordero was arrested for Ecstasy possession, his lawyer offered what seemed like an obvious solution: Plead guilty and undergo drug counseling. Once Cordero completed the course, the charges would be dismissed. It's a popular option for...
  • Cruz regularly intertwines his faith and politics

    Cruz regularly intertwines his faith and politics
    Sen. Ted Cruz is expected to announce his bid for the White House at Liberty University, a large evangelical institution founded by the late Jerry Falwell Sr. that regularly hosts many political leaders on its campus. Cruz, born to a Cuban refugee...