Immigration

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

from Greater LA

Comedian Chris Garcia’s search to discover who his Cuban immigrant dad really was LA comedian Chris Garcia is the first American-born child of a pair of Cuban refugees.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide. For the diaspora, the decision is both long-overdue and bittersweet.

House vote on Armenian Genocide a somber milestone in Glendale

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide. For the diaspora, the decision is both long-overdue and bittersweet.

from KCRW Features

The Trump administration wants to implement a new rule governing who is eligible for a green card: If an immigration officer determines you are a strain on public benefits, or likely…

It’ll be tougher to get a green card if you use public assistance

The Trump administration wants to implement a new rule governing who is eligible for a green card: If an immigration officer determines you are a strain on public benefits, or likely…

from Greater LA

You’ve probably heard of César Chávez, the Mexican American labor organizer whose activism in Central California led to the creation of the United Farm Workers union.

The history of Filipino organizing in California

You’ve probably heard of César Chávez, the Mexican American labor organizer whose activism in Central California led to the creation of the United Farm Workers union.

from Greater LA

“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.

The extraordinary film that will change your mind about refugees

“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.

from Scheer Intelligence

Sassan Yousefi walks gingerly along the red brick and concrete floors of the USC Village, a single crutch under his left arm.   
  “You see my leg right there,” he says. “I was in a…

Iranian students are on edge after visas revoked

Sassan Yousefi walks gingerly along the red brick and concrete floors of the USC Village, a single crutch under his left arm.  “You see my leg right there,” he says. “I was in a…

from Greater LA

Google says its translation service can't replace human translators, but U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services tell officers it's the most efficient tool to vet refugees.

Immigration officials are using Google Translate to vet refugees

Google says its translation service can't replace human translators, but U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services tell officers it's the most efficient tool to vet refugees.

from KCRW Features

The new policy would end the Flores Settlement and allow the government to hold families with children without a deadline, in a change from the way cases are handled today.

New Trump policy would permit indefinite detention of migrant families, children

The new policy would end the Flores Settlement and allow the government to hold families with children without a deadline, in a change from the way cases are handled today.

from NPR

A new Trump administration rule says legal immigrants must forgo all public programs like food stamps and Medicaid if they want to become U.S. citizens.

Trump administration: people on public assistance would be ineligible for citizenship

A new Trump administration rule says legal immigrants must forgo all public programs like food stamps and Medicaid if they want to become U.S. citizens.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the wake of    increased ICE raids   , some undocumented immigrants are desperate to correct their immigration status.

Fraudulent lawyers target undocumented immigrants

In the wake of increased ICE raids , some undocumented immigrants are desperate to correct their immigration status.

from The 805

Can he really get Republicans on board?

Trump says he’s ready for gun measures

Can he really get Republicans on board?

from Left, Right & Center

Communities nationwide have held vigils this week for victims of the shooting in El Paso.

After shooting and ICE raids, El Paso-born Angeleno fears for his family's safety

Communities nationwide have held vigils this week for victims of the shooting in El Paso.

from Greater LA

Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced sweeping raids at food processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday.

ICE's largest operation against unauthorized workers ever in Mississippi

Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced sweeping raids at food processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Saturday night, the women’s national soccer team (USWNT) kicked off their victory tour in the Rose Bowl after their impressive World Cup run.

U.S. women's national soccer team celebrates victory tour, pushes for gender equality

On Saturday night, the women’s national soccer team (USWNT) kicked off their victory tour in the Rose Bowl after their impressive World Cup run.

from Greater LA

Five years ago, President Obama did an about-face on a long-standing  Cold War-era diplomatic and economic standoff between the U.S. and Cuba.

Cuban immigrants face deportation, while migrant kids are still separated from their parents

Five years ago, President Obama did an about-face on a long-standing  Cold War-era diplomatic and economic standoff between the U.S. and Cuba.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

If you drive by Home Depot or Ace Hardware, you might see people waiting outside for work such as painting a room, fixing a roof, or moving furniture.

Lives of day laborers in the age of ICE

If you drive by Home Depot or Ace Hardware, you might see people waiting outside for work such as painting a room, fixing a roof, or moving furniture.

from Greater LA

In a 5-4 decision along partisan lines, the Supreme Court justices freed up more than $2 billion in military funding to build President Trump’s border wall.

Supreme Court: Trump can use Pentagon funding for border wall

In a 5-4 decision along partisan lines, the Supreme Court justices freed up more than $2 billion in military funding to build President Trump’s border wall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Parents who were separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexican border last year are launching a legal fight against the Trump administration.

Migrant parents sue Trump administration over family separation

Parents who were separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexican border last year are launching a legal fight against the Trump administration.

from Greater LA

The Trump administration’s new asylum rule ends asylum at the southern border. The ACLU has promised to sue as soon as it goes into effect today.

Chaos and confusion as immigration officers get trained on new asylum rule

The Trump administration’s new asylum rule ends asylum at the southern border. The ACLU has promised to sue as soon as it goes into effect today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand