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A Janitor in an Immigrant Detention Center Turned Confiscated Items into Works of Art

From a baby shoe to a diary entry to a collection of toothbrushes, photographer Tom Kiefer made "trash" into a reflection on humanity
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ICE Shuts Down an L.A. Organization’s Hotline for Immigrants After ‘OITNB’ Plug

The government has pulled the plug on Freedom for Immigrants' help line for detainees
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Echo Park Mother’s Arrest Raises Questions About ICE Procedures

In a viral video, a neighbor repeatedly demanded to see a judge-signed arrest warrant
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A For-Profit Firm Accused of Child Abuse Wants to Open a Center for Migrant Youth in Los Angeles

The company has been investigated multiple times following accusations of violence and mistreatment of the children in its care
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Vic Mensa Is Staging an Anti-ICE Protest Concert in DTLA on Monday

His band 93Punx will perform outside ICE's L.A. headquarters on September 2
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Advocates Are Suing ICE for Shutting Down a Detention Hotline Featured on ‘OITNB’

Freedom for Immigrants believes the Trump administration pulled the plug in retaliation for the group's criticisms of ICE
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Federal Judge in L.A. Blocks a Trump Plan that Could Have Allowed Indefinite Detention of Child Migrants

Judge Dolly Gee called the administration’s logic “dubious” and “unconvincing”
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Amid Protests in the Valley, City Council Temporarily Bans Private Detention Centers

New council president Nury Martinez authored a motion that will stop a controversial immigrant youth facility from opening in Arleta

The Supreme Court Shoots Down Trump’s Challenge to California’s Sanctuary Law

A decision by late conservative justice Antonin Scalia says the federal government can't "commandeer" local police departments
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When ICE Threatened International Students with Deportation, Their Peers Sprang into Action

A contingent of current and former UCLA students used social media to connect and create an invaluable resource for vulnerable visa-holders