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Homeland security secretary defends immigration operations

LOS ANGELES — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly defended recent “targeted enforcement operations” by federal authorities in areas including Los Angeles that triggered mass-deportation fears in some immigrant communities, saying Feb. 13 the raids were aimed at criminals and people who violated immigration laws. Officials with U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), meanwhile, released…

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Immigration authorities arrest 160 during week-long raids

LOS ANGELES — Federal immigration authorities confirmed Friday they arrested about 160 foreign nationals in a series of Southland raids carried out over the past week targeting “criminal aliens” and others in the country illegally, but activists and some elected officials criticized the actions and offered support to affected immigrants. According to U.S. Immigration and…

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Beck says LAPD won’t change immigration policies

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department will not change its immigration policies, despite pledges by President-elect Donald Trump to toughen the nation’s immigration laws and deport million of immigrants living in the country illegally, Police Chief Charlie Beck said in remarks reported Nov. 14. “I don’t intend on doing anything different,” Beck said…

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