FROM Daniel Sharp
Local Central Americans Fear Deportation Federal immigration agents are conducting raids around the country, with plans to deport immigrants from Central America whose claims for asylum have been rejected. So far, Immigration and Customs Enforcement—or ICE -- hasn't come to Los Angeles. But immigrant rights groups are helping them get ready for agents to come to their doors. Daniel Sharp is legal director at CARECEN, the Central American Resource Center.
Obama’s Immigration Action Could Have Big Impact on L.A. President Obama announced an executive action on immigration last night. It’s likely to have a big impact locally; here in L.A. as many as 500,000 immigrants could be impacted by the plan -- the most of any city in the nation.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
The Trump agenda: where's the beef? President Trump says big things are happening. After celebrating a House bill on health care, he doesn’t yet have Senate agreement. With James Comey’s public testimony scheduled tomorrow, the President today tweeted his selection of a new FBI Director. Is the Chief Executive all style and no substance? Later, terror attacks in Iran and conflicting claims about who’s behind them.
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?