You can’t throw a rock at a public park or major thoroughfare here in L-A without a protest or gathering going on with chanting people and signs. Of course, protests are nothing new in California, but Donald Trump has kindled a fire beneath a lot of folks who don’t like a lot of things that his White House is doing. Immigration – and the fate of undocumented immigrants – is obviously of great concern to many here in California. And so is a temporary travel ban the president put forth – which got squashed in the courts. That ban is also affecting Hollywood in one particular way, and that’s having repercussions on, this, Oscar weekend.
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When the "American Dream" has an expiration date The Senate has left hundreds of thousands of "Dreamer" immigrants in limbo, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation's border security. This coincides with some new, aggressive ICE raids in the Los Angeles area.
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