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$10 million legal aid fund proposed for immigrants

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced the creation of a $10 million fund to help provide legal assistance to local immigrants facing deportation proceedings. Garcetti said the plan is a direct response to Donald Trump’s threat to increase deportations of undocumented immigrants and other “dangerous rhetoric” by the president-elect. The city…

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Los Angeles archdiocese offers prayer for immigrants

By Michael Martinez and Jaqueline Hurtado CNN LOS ANGELES — Catholics in the nation’s largest archdiocese held a special prayer July 19 for immigrants at a time when Donald Trump has put the issue on center stage. Specifically, the prayers were designed to counter anti-immigration views as the Los Angeles archdiocese held a special Mass…

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