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Politics Jan 31U.S. tries to target asylum-seeker backlog by reviewing newer cases first
LOS ANGELES — The U.S. government will start reviewing more recent asylum applications ahead of older ones in a bid to stem a growing backlog of hundreds of thousands of cases, officials said Wednesday. The move aims to prevent immigrants…
Politics Sep 28Iranian Americans in limbo after Trump’s new travel rules
This is the Trump administration's third measure to limit travel following a broad ban that sparked chaos at U.S. airports in January and a temporary order issued months later that was challenged in the courts and expired last weekend.
Politics Jun 08Under Trump, old deportation orders get new life
LOS ANGELES — For years, immigrants facing deportation have been allowed to stay in the U.S. provided they show up for regular check-ins with federal deportation agents and stay out of trouble. After a brief meeting, they're usually told to…
Politics May 01Thousands of immigrants, unions march in May Day protests
While union members traditionally march on May 1 for workers' rights around the world, the day has become a rallying point for immigrants in the U.S.