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  • Immigrants seeking U.S. protection spend months in detention, suit says

    Immigrants seeking U.S. protection spend months in detention, suit says
    Thousands of immigrants seeking protection in the United States have spent months in detention waiting for the government to determine whether they may have legitimate cases, even though regulations say they should receive a determination within 10 days, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday.
  • Reproductive services: the Hoag Hospital compact

     Reproductive services: the Hoag Hospital compact
    When Hoag Hospital, which has facilities in Irvine and Newport Beach, announced it was establishing a partnership with St. Joseph Health System, community groups say they were promised that the hospital would continue to provide the same services it...

    ACLU sues over delays for immigrants seeking U.S. protection

    ACLU sues over delays for immigrants seeking U.S. protection
    Thousands of immigrants seeking protection in the United States have spent months in detention waiting for the government to determine whether they may have legitimate cases, even though regulations say they should receive a determination within 10 days,...

    Obama weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants

    Obama weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials are considering allowing bond hearings for immigrants in prolonged detention, officials said, a shift that could slow the pace of deportations because immigration courts expedite cases of incarcerated...

    Activist battles L.A. County jailers' 'culture of violence'

    Activist battles L.A. County jailers' 'culture of violence'
    Outside the bunker-like county jail complex, bail bondsmen hover by the visitors' entrance, thrusting fliers at potential customers as they file in to see husbands, sons and friends. Along the sidewalk, taxi drivers hustle for fares among newly released...