All posts tagged "immigration"

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    South Korean undocumented immigrants in US now 8th in number

    The number of undocumented immigrants from South Korea in the U.S. has increased eightfold in 25 years to an estimated 190,000, according to a new report by the Migration Policy Institute. South Korean undocumented immigrants now number...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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    How did LA come to have the largest Korean population in the US?

    Korea Times Project, part 1B By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff How did Los Angeles come to have the largest Korean population in the United States? The area’s growth as a home away from home for...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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    237 undocumented Koreans deported in 2014

    In an overall decrease in deportations since last year, 237 undocumented Koreans were deported this year, according to Department of Homeland Security data released Friday. The number of deportations of undocumented immigrants dropped for the second year...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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  • Locals gathered at the Korean Resource Center in Los Angeles Thursday night to watch President Obama announce his new immigration plan. (Park Sang-hyuk/The Korea Times)
    200,000 undocumented Korean immigrants welcome Obama’s action

    The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Korean immigration advocates and organizations welcomed President Obama’s new immigration plan, announced in a speech Thursday night. The action will affect approximately 200,000 Koreans who are in the country illegally, they...

    • Posted November 21, 2014
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    Obama orders immigration reform

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    5 things to watch in Obama’s immigration speech

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of wrangling with Congress over how to fix the country’s immigration system, President Barack Obama is ready to announce his plan to take action alone. Just how far does he go? Who’s...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    US experiencing 2nd immigration wave

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff According to a USA Today analysis on a metric called the Diversity Index, there will be less than a one in three chance that the next stranger you meet in...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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