Laura Hill

Public Policy Institute of California

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Policy fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California

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After years of increases, the population of undocumented workers in Los Angeles County declined between 2001 and 2008, the last year for which there are records.

Fewer Illegal Immigrants in LA County

After years of increases, the population of undocumented workers in Los Angeles County declined between 2001 and 2008, the last year for which there are records.

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