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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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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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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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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”

A Court Says California’s Ban on Private Prisons Can’t Include Immigrant Detention

“California is not simply exercising its traditional police powers, but rather impeding federal immigration policy,” a judge said
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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

Stephen Miller Plans Even More Draconian Immigration Policies if Trump Gets a Second Term

The administration has sanctuary cities like L.A. in its sights

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