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County plans to implement federal immigration orders

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted Feb. 24 to create a task force to plan for the implementation of President Barack Obama’s immigration orders, despite a court order halting the programs. If the two executive orders clear legal hurdles, they could defer deportation for nearly 500,000 Los Angeles-area residents. Supervisors Hilda Solis Read More…

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Lynwood checkpoint results in 21 arrests

LYNWOOD — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s traffic services detail conducted a DUI driver’s license checkpoint here Feb. 20, on Imperial Highway at Jackson Avenue between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. The checkpoint resulted in 21 arrests and 14 vehicles being impounded, according to figures provided by the Sheriff’s Department. Nine Read More…

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Immigration ruling draws criticism from local officials

LOS ANGELES — On what was supposed to be a day of anticipation for an expansion of a program to protect more people from deportation, elected officials were joined by union leaders in Los Angeles Feb. 17 to criticize a federal judge’s ruling putting the president’s executive immigration orders on hold. “The president’s policy rightfully Read More…