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Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

An Immigration Impasse Long in the Making

An Immigration Impasse Long in the Making

The Arizona law is the culmination of years of inaction by Washington to deal with the issue of illegal immigration. 

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Much Ado About Arizona: Your Turn, Yorba Linda

Much Ado About Arizona: Your Turn, Yorba Linda

The city council stands in support of Arizona's immigration law.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Vote Passed; LA County Boycotts Arizona

Vote Passed; LA County Boycotts Arizona

The county has joined the city in a boycott against Arizona's Senate Bill 1070.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Thousands March in Arizona Over Immigration Law

Thousands March in Arizona Over Immigration Law

The county has joined the city in a boycott against Arizona's Senate Bill 1070.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Border Patrol Agent Caught Sleeping at Border

Border Patrol Agent Caught Sleeping at Border

"We take this incident very seriously," says a border patrol spokesman.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

SoCal Singer Featured on CNBC Documentary

SoCal Singer Featured on CNBC Documentary

A documentary looks at a secret airlift of children from Cuba in early '60s. Candi Sosa was one of those children brought to this country without her parents.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Immigrant Favors Arizona's SB1070

Immigrant Favors Arizona's SB1070

"The world as a whole secures their borders. We don't. Why?"

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

County Supervisors: Arizona's Law "Goes Too Far"

County Supervisors: Arizona's Law "Goes Too Far"

Some supervisors support a boycott, but a colleague calls that idea "stupid."

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

LAPD Chief: Arizona Immigration Law Prevents Cops From Fighting Crime

LAPD Chief: Arizona Immigration Law Prevents Cops From Fighting Crime

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says Arizona immigration law breaks down the trust between police and communities.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Audience Echoes NBC Poll: We Are a Nation Divided on Immigration

Audience Echoes NBC Poll: We Are a Nation Divided on Immigration

Across NBC's network of city websites, the conversation on immigration policy was active.

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