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Warrants served for “Come to USA to give birth” tour packagers

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Investigators today served search warrants at about two dozen locations in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties targeting so-called maternity tourism schemes, authorities said. Among the targets of searches were apartment complexes in Irvine, Rowland Heights and Walnut where, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, authorities suspect that the […]

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Local leaders protest as judge stalls Obama’s immigration orders

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - On what was supposed to be a day of anticipation for an expansion of a program to protect more people from deportation, elected officials were joined by union leaders in Los Angeles today to decry a federal judge’s ruling putting the president’s executive immigration orders on hold. “The president’s policy rightfully […]

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L.A. immigrants encouraged to “step forward” for legal status

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson encouraged undocumented immigrants in Los Angeles today to “step forward” to apply for a pair of federal programs that will soon allow millions of immigrants in the country illegally to remain and work here for three years. Johnson, who joined Mayor Eric Garcetti and others to speak […]

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57 foreign national sex offenders arrested

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested 57 foreign nationals in the Southland this week with prior convictions for sex offenses, authorities said today. The three-day operation, which ended late Wednesday, resulted in 31 arrests in Los Angeles County, 11 in San Bernardino County, eight in Riverside County, four in Orange […]

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May Day protesters deal with record heat

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles fire officials warned thousands of May Day protesters part in demonstrations and other activities in downtown Los Angeles today to stay hydrated amid hot temperatures in the 90s. Temperatures had reached in the low-to-mid 90s in Los Angeles by midday, with activities planned throughout the day. Demonstrators were being […]

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