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After Shutdown, It's Hurry Up And Wait In LA's Immigration Court

President Trump wants to speed deportations, but the partial government shutdown worsened the situation in the already-clogged immigration courts.

LA Has About 40 Immigration Judges. Pending Cases: 74,000 And Growing

The case backlog has jumped by nearly 50 percent in the past two years both locally and nationally.

LA's Plan To Make Street Vending Legal Has Been Approved. Here's How It Will Work

The approval came on a 13-0 vote by the City Council on Wednesday. The idea had been working its way through City Hall for years.

More Latinos Voted This Election. Are They Turning The Corner On Turnout?

Researchers say Latinos cast more ballots this time around and their influence is showing.

SoCal Asians Do Not Agree About Harvard's Affirmative Action Case

Trial begins Monday in a lawsuit challenging Harvard's 'race-conscious' admissions program.

A Tale Of Two Friends, Thousands Of Refugees And A Long, Long Wait

Refugee admissions have slowed to a crawl as the Trump administration has lowered the ceiling for entries and imposed other restrictions.

What You Need To Know About The Ruling That Lets Huntington Beach Opt Out Of California's Sanctuary Law

Huntington Beach argued that because it's a charter city, it needn't abide by S.B. 54, the state sanctuary law. An Orange County judge agreed.

Cambodia Town Is Mapping Its Political Future In Long Beach

Vy Sron has only been in the U.S. for five years. the 70-year-old immigrant was taking a civic engagement class in Cambodia Town when she asked: 'How come we don't have a local representative?'

This Teen Separated At The Border Is Finally Reuniting With Her Parents -- After 3 Months Apart

The Trump Administration is under a court order to reunite the migrant families separated under its zero tolerance border policies. Yet even a month after the deadline, children remain in federal shelters. One teen's story reflects in part why it's taking so long.

The Story Of How One Immigrant Family Was Torn Apart, Then Put Back Together Again

She was reunited with her young children, 10 and 12, in late July after more than two months apart. Now, she doesn't know if they can remain in the United States for good.

Chicken Pox Spreads To Even More Immigrant Detainees At Victorville Prison

What started as a few cases of chicken pox among immigrant detainees at the Victorville federal prison has now spread, with as many as half those held there under quarantine.

Separated Families In Southern California: What's Happened, And What Comes Next

The Trump administration has until the end of today to comply with a federal court order to reunite more than 2,500 migrant children ages 5 to 17 with their parents.

She Was Stalked And Attacked In Guatemala And Could Be Sent Back. This Is The Story Of One Local Asylum Seeker

"I could not tolerate what they did to me there," the young mother of three told KPCC/LAist this week, tearing up as she spoke.

Deadline's Up For Separated Families In LA -- But Some Reunions May Take Longer

A federal judge in San Diego said he'll give the government extra time to reunite some families of children under 5 who were separated at the border.