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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 01:08 PM PDT

Undocumented Immigrant Leaves Philly Church After 11 Months

Undocumented Immigrant Leaves Philly Church After 11 Months

Under the watchful eye of William Penn near Philadelphia City Hall, Javier Flores Garcia stepped into fresh air for the first time in almost 11 months Wednesday morning. “It was painful watching parents with...

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 08:41 AM PDT

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, the focus of a politically fraught debate between the White House and Congress. Americans...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 05:15 PM PDT

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

President Donald Trump's long list of immigration demands has landed with a thud among lawmakers hopeful for a deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The list of demands...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 12:14 PM PDT

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

President Donald Trump has told congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants,...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 07:27 PM PDT

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

In another sign of escalating tensions between President Donald Trump's administration and California, the nation's top immigration official said Friday his agency will have "no choice" but to arrest immigrants...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 08:28 PM PDT

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation Thursday that extends protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally — a move that gives the nation's most populous state another...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 12:51 PM PDT

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

Thursday marks the deadline for some 154,000 recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program to renew their applications, but many have not done so. DACA protects undocumented...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 08:28 PM PDT

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

The line stretches down the block before the sun rises in Los Angeles, made up of immigrants seeking help to renew their work permits under a program that has shielded them from deportation but is now nearing...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 08:10 AM PDT

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Nearly 500 people were arrested across the country this week in a federal crackdown on undocumented immigrants in places that have opposed the Trump administration's deportation policy, NBC News reported. The...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 07:06 AM PDT

Pope Launches Awareness Campaign About Migrants' Plight

Pope Launches Awareness Campaign About Migrants' Plight

Pope Francis on Wednesday launched a two-year activism and awareness-raising campaign about the plight of migrants to counteract mounting anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S., Europe and beyond. The campaign...

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Carmel Valley Parent Accused of Selling Drugs to Students
Carmel Valley Parent Accused of Selling Drugs to Students

A Carmel Valley mother is accused of a drug scandal affecting students at Cathedral Catholic High School and several other schools in the area, according to a letter sent home to parents.

Homebuilt Guns in America Raise Concerns
Homebuilt Guns in America Raise Concerns

So-called ghost guns are not tracked by the federal government because ATF doesn't monitor gun parts purchases.

New State Law Helps Middle Class Families Afford Homes
New State Law Helps Middle Class Families Afford Homes

Middle-income families in San Diego will soon have a better chance of owning a home thanks to a new state bill signed by the Governor last week.

La Jolla Father Tackles Prowler Lurking on his Back Porch
La Jolla Father Tackles Prowler Lurking on his Back Porch

A father from La Jolla said he is horrified after he found a man lurking on his back porch just steps away from his family.

Kelly Kept Tragedy Out of Politics, But Trump Brought It Up
Kelly Kept Tragedy Out of Politics, But Trump Brought It Up

It's known as some of the saddest ground in America, a 14-acre plot of Arlington National Cemetery called Section 60 where many U.S. personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are interred. On Memorial Day this...

Officials Identify Man Who Died After Struggle With Deputies
Officials Identify Man Who Died After Struggle With Deputies

Deputies used a Taser on the man, and later gave him Naloxone for what they believed what a drug overdose.