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LA Immigrant Advocates Cheer SCOTUS Decision On Census Citizenship Question

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| 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.

Migrants released by feds at Southern California bus stations

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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.”

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LA day laborers recognized on first 'Dia del Jornalero'

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Last month, the City Council declared May 3 "El Dia del Jornalero," the day of the day laborer. We talked to workers at a nonprofit day labor center near downtown.

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Lawsuit seeks to stop transfer of immigrant detainees from OC jails

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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.

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LA street vendors can sell legally now, but costs are a worry

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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.

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Nipsey Hussle's murder rattles LA's tight-knit Eritrean community

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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.

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Adelanto pulling out of detention contracts, but ICE facility there may grow

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The high desert city of Adelanto has decided to cancel its contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Geo Group, the company that operates a large immigrant detention center there.

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Hate groups try for mainstream appeal as they recruit in SoCal

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White supremacist propaganda has been showing up at an alarming rate throughout Southern California and around the country. It's been found on local college campuses, high schools, and in local communities. Experts say one reason is because some hate groups are eager to recruit new members.

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