More than 240 people were taken into federal custody last week across Southern California after a four-day sweep for immigrants with criminal records in the country illegally, authorities announced Monday.
Every four years, the English-speaking TV world rediscovers Jorge Ramos.
At a recent anti-immigrant rally in the Inland Empire, where activists stood on a street corner chanting, “Help America, not illegals,” several sported the same white T-shirt. On it, in large blue letters, was a name: “Trump.”
Growing up in wealthy Marin County, Yaqueline Rodas didn't know many people like herself: a young immigrant from Guatemala in the country without legal status. She knew even fewer political activists.
Donald Trump arrived in Mobile, Ala., for his biggest rally yet in typically bombastic style: in a private jet that had just flown several laps around the football stadium where thousands of his supporters were waiting.
The team of federal agents gathered before dawn in an empty strip mall parking lot in Riverside.
They stood in a line that stretched for blocks around the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, eager for a glimpse of the star attraction: a sometimes cantankerous 73-year-old with unruly white hair and a populist message.
Thursday’s Republican presidential debate hasn’t started yet, but immigrant advocates are already fighting back.