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ICE: Local Authorities Have Denied 8,800 Federal Immigration Hold Requests This Year

Immigration officials say local authorities released thousands of immigrants from jails this year despite efforts to take them into federal custody, including more than 3,000 people with previous felony charges or convictions.

10/17/2014

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UC Davis Opening Center To Help Undocumented Students Navigate Education Laws

UC Davis Junior Ana Maciel is open about her undocumented immigration status, but knows that isn’t the case with many of the 200 other undocumented UC Davis students.

10/01/2014

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U.S. Immigration Courts Speed Up Hearings For Central American Children

Immigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border after criticism that the backlogged system is letting immigrants stay in the country for years while waiting for their cases to be heard.

07/31/2014

Activists protest the arrival of undocumented migrant children to a Border Patrol facility in Murrieta on July 4, 2014. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Governor: Border Crossings A Humanitarian Issue

Brown says the arrival of unaccompanied migrant children should not be the subject of political posturing.

07/23/2014

California Lawmakers Go To Visit Central America To Learn About Immigration Challenges

A group of California lawmakers will visit Central America next week to learn about the immigration challenges that are contributing to the U.S. border crisis.

07/11/2014

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Los Angeles Police No Longer Heeding Federal Immigration Hold Requests

Los Angeles police say they will no longer hold immigrants simply on a request from federal immigration authorities.

07/07/2014

Police arrest a counter-demonstrator to anti-immigrant protesters near the Murrieta Border Patrol Station. (David McNew/Getty Images)

5 Arrested At Southern California Immigration Protest

Murrieta becomes a battleground in immigration fight.

07/04/2014

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Obama To Pitch Immigration At Citizenship Ceremony

President Barack Obama plans to highlight a positive side of the immigration debate by presiding over an Independence Day citizenship ceremony for service members who signed up to defend the U.S. even though they weren’t American citizens.

07/04/2014

Demonstrators blocked buses carrying migrants from Texas to a Southern California Border Patrol facility. (Getty Images)

Buses Carrying Central American Children And Families Rerouted By Anti-Immigration Protesters

The three buses were rerouted to a customs and border facility in San Diego.

07/01/2014

DELHI, INDIA - OCTOBER 26:  A boy is seen playing cricket against a setting sun at India Gate on October 26, 2011 in Delhi, India.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Immigrants Fueling A US Boom In Cricket

Cricket, the international game of bats and balls that isn’t baseball, is enjoying a surge of popularity in America, with the debut of a national league this spring and higher demand to build “pitches” across the country.

06/03/2014

Homeland Security Agencies Work To Secure U.S.-Mexico Border In Arizona

State Population Grows By 356,000 In 2013

California’s population grew nearly 1 percent in 2013 to exceed 38.3 million, with the highest growth rate in the San Francisco Bay Area.

04/30/2014

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Yuba City Teen Faces Deportation After Selling Pot Brownies To Buy Prom Dress

Saira Munoz, 18 at the time, decided to put on a school bake sale. There was an extra ingredient in her brownies: marijuana. She hired a fellow student to sell her brownies.

04/09/2014

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