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Cindy Carcamo

Cindy Carcamo covers immigration issues for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she was Arizona bureau chief and a national correspondent for The Times, focusing on border and immigration issues in the Southwest. A Los Angeles native, she has reported in Argentina and Mexico during her time as an Inter American Press Assn. scholar and as a reporter for the Orange County Register. She’s also reported from Guatemala and Honduras where her coverage was part of a team Overseas Press Club Award. She is also the recipient of the French-American Foundation's 2012 Immigration Journalism Award and was a finalist for the 2012 PEN Center USA Literary Award in Journalism and 2011 Livingston Award.
Lawsuit launched against Los Alamitos' anti-sanctuary law

A small Orange County city at the center of the anti-sanctuary immigration movement in California now faces a lawsuit for enacting a brand new city ordinance that exempts it from the state’s sanctuary laws.

Los Alamitos gives final approval to exempt itself from state's 'sanctuary' laws

After listening to more than five hours of public comments, Los Alamitos City Council members voted to opt out of the state’s sanctuary laws designed to protect immigrants in the country illegally.

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