ICE: LA's new 'sanctuary' policy hampers enforcement

L.A. County's "misguided" policy of refusing to turn jailed immigrants over to federal authorities is hampering U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's efforts to protect the public, an agency official said Friday.

LA County joins lawsuits to support refugees, immigrant students

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to support lawsuits against the Trump administration's moves to make it harder for refugees to resettle in the U.S. and to deny COVID-19 relief funds to students living in the country illegally.

Largest yet: $1.3 billion contract awarded for border wall

Trump has promised to build 450 miles of wall along the border with Mexico by the end of the year. So far, the government has awarded millions of dollars in contracts for construction of 30-foot-tall barriers, along with new lighting, technology, and infrastructure. The Trump administration says it has already built 187 miles of wall. Some of it is new, but most is replacing old, much shorter barriers that officials say were not sufficient.