Immigrant advocates and local politicians gathered at L.A.'s Grand Park to celebrate Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that keeps a citizenship question off the 2020 census, at least for the time being.
Border Patrol officials confirmed that they’ve recently dropped migrants off at bus stations in Southern California. The agency said large numbers in Border Patrol custody have "placed us at the breaking point.”
The ACLU is suing to stop immigration officials from transferring detained immigrants out of Orange County jails. The lawsuit follows an announcement in late March by the county, which said it will end its contract to house detainees for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Some street vendors who cheered the City Council's move to legalize sidewalk sales back in November are now worried about whether they'll be able to afford the cost of operating legally. Others are upset about having to leave the no-vending zones the city created, including the busy Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The murder last month of L.A. rapper, entrepreneur and community activist Nipsey Hussle focused attention on a small but tight-knit community of East African immigrants: Eritreans, who have lived in Southern California for decades.