Immigration

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.

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.

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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.

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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

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.

Comedian Chris Garcia’s search to discover who his Cuban immigrant father really was

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

Migration to Europe is rising again. In September alone, more than 12,000 refugees arrived in Greece.  This week on Studio Berlin: how is Europe tackling this challenge?

As European migration rises again, what are the challenges ahead?

Migration to Europe is rising again. In September alone, more than 12,000 refugees arrived in Greece.  This week on Studio Berlin: how is Europe tackling this challenge?

from Studio Berlin

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…

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