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As refugee admissions drop, two lifelong friends wait

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| The Trump administration has cut the number of refugees allowed into the country and that hits close to home for one Anaheim man.

Raising children with autism is hard, for Korean immigrants it's harder

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Having a child with autism or a developmental disability can be tough. But for some immigrant communities, like Koreans, there's stigma attached to disabilities. And that makes it harder to get help.

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Judge sides with Huntington Beach in anti-sanctuary lawsuit

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A Orange County judge has sided with the city of Huntington Beach in its argument that it should not have to abide by California’s so-called sanctuary law.

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Could new rule prompt LA immigrant families to drop public aid?

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Local officials say they're worried immigrant families could drop out of public medical, food or housing programs even if the rule does not affect them.

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Will more LA immigration judges ease growing case backlog?

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Los Angeles has the nation's second-largest backlog of immigration court cases, second only to New York. New immigration judges are being hired, but are they enough?

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Long Beach Cambodians seek a stronger political voice

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Long Beach is home to the largest group of Cambodians in the country, but they lack a political voice. Now some are pushing to redraw City Council boundaries.

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A year after it was rescinded, DACA is still afloat - for now

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It's been exactly one year since the Trump administration announced it was rescinding the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which lets hundreds of thousands of young unauthorized immigrants who arrived as children live and work in the U.

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Hundreds of migrant kids remain separated from parents

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More than a month after a deadline to reunite families separated at the border, more than 500 children remain in federal care. Here's one teen's story.

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