Immigration

Undocumented housekeepers are losing work due to the coronavirus outbreak. They don’t qualify for unemployment income and may not be eligible for government bailout.

from KCRW Features

Starting this week, immigrants who rely on public benefits -- like Medicare, food stamps or public housing -- could be denied a path to permanent residency and ultimately citizenship. …

from Greater LA

As of  today, the Trump administration can deny green cards to immigrants who’ve used -- or are likely to use -- public services like food stamps or Medicaid.

Supreme Court lets Trump deny green cards to immigrants using public services

As of  today, the Trump administration can deny green cards to immigrants who’ve used -- or are likely to use -- public services like food stamps or Medicaid.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Sundance film festival just ended, and the Oscars are coming up this Sunday. Filmmakers from across the world have been traveling to the U.S.

New visa rules make it tougher for foreign filmmakers to get into the US

The Sundance film festival just ended, and the Oscars are coming up this Sunday. Filmmakers from across the world have been traveling to the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A previously confidential report obtained by NPR found major failings at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in California, one of the nation's largest immigration detention centers.

Despite findings of 'negligent' care, ICE to expand troubled Calif. detention center

A previously confidential report obtained by NPR found major failings at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in California, one of the nation's largest immigration detention centers.

from NPR

KCRW spoke with Dolores Huerta who was recently awarded the Social Transformation Medal by the Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara.

At 89, civil rights activist Dolores Huerta isn’t slowing down

KCRW spoke with Dolores Huerta who was recently awarded the Social Transformation Medal by the Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara.

from KCRW Features

In 2018, Huntington Beach sued the state over SB 54, the so-called "Sanctuary State" law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration officials.

Huntington Beach must comply with California’s sanctuary law, says appeals court

In 2018, Huntington Beach sued the state over SB 54, the so-called "Sanctuary State" law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration officials.

from Greater LA

VisionQuest, the company tasked with building the facility for undocumented youth, has a history of violence dating back to the 1980s.

Rep. Tony Cárdenas wants to stop development of facilities for undocumented youth

VisionQuest, the company tasked with building the facility for undocumented youth, has a history of violence dating back to the 1980s.

from KCRW Features

We follow a customs officer doing this work at LAX, and talk to a traveler who’s been denied entry and is being sent back to Venezuela.

Deciding who gets in - and who does not - at LAX

We follow a customs officer doing this work at LAX, and talk to a traveler who’s been denied entry and is being sent back to Venezuela.

from Greater LA

One of the key players putting Trump’s border policies into effect is consulting giant McKinsey & Company.

McKinsey & Company’s ties to ICE, opioid makers and foreign governments

One of the key players putting Trump’s border policies into effect is consulting giant McKinsey & Company.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump administration is now sending asylum seekers to Guatemala, even if they’re not from there.

U.S. sends asylum seekers to Guatemala, even if they’re not from there

The Trump administration is now sending asylum seekers to Guatemala, even if they’re not from there.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Used toothbrushes, mixed CDs, cell phones, water bottles, and pain relief medication are some of the items belonging to migrants who crossed the border from Mexico into America, and…

Janitor photographs confiscated belongings of arrested border crossers

Used toothbrushes, mixed CDs, cell phones, water bottles, and pain relief medication are some of the items belonging to migrants who crossed the border from Mexico into America, and…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A controversial visa program that lets wealthy foreign investors earn a fast-track to permanent U.S. residency is about to get more expensive.

The price of a green card: Four questions about EB-5

A controversial visa program that lets wealthy foreign investors earn a fast-track to permanent U.S. residency is about to get more expensive.

from Greater LA

Longtime businesses in Little Tokyo are facing gentrification. They worry they’ll be priced out as downtown has revitalized, and rents are going up.

Can the Japanese community save Little Tokyo from gentrification?

Longtime businesses in Little Tokyo are facing gentrification. They worry they’ll be priced out as downtown has revitalized, and rents are going up.

from Greater LA

The Trump administration wants to end President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S.

How Angelenos feel about the Supreme Court’s looming DACA decision

The Trump administration wants to end President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S.

from Greater LA

Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals have been living in limbo for a long time.

The mental stresses DACA recipients may endure

Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals have been living in limbo for a long time.

from Greater LA

President Trump says he has the authority to end the DACA program, which President Obama created through executive order in 2012.

The legal arguments in the DACA cases before the Supreme Court

President Trump says he has the authority to end the DACA program, which President Obama created through executive order in 2012.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Another DACA recipient invested in the Supreme Court decision is a lawyers arguing in favor of the Obama-era legislation.

Attorney arguing before SCOTUS is also a DACA recipient

Another DACA recipient invested in the Supreme Court decision is a lawyers arguing in favor of the Obama-era legislation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dozens of demonstrators chanting “home is here” arrived in Washington DC on Sunday after a 230-mile march that began last month in New York.

DACA recipient’s 230-mile march for immigrants’ rights

Dozens of demonstrators chanting “home is here” arrived in Washington DC on Sunday after a 230-mile march that began last month in New York.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump administration wants to end a little-known immigration protection for some 250,000 people.

Temporary Protected Status recipients are on edge as court decides future

The Trump administration wants to end a little-known immigration protection for some 250,000 people.

from Greater LA