Erick Galindo

Immigrant Communities Reporter

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Southern California's rich history of diversity has always been largely shaped by immigrants. We have always been at the center of an evolving definition of American. I highlight how immigrants continually re-create L.A. and how the region plays a large role in national politics.

Stories by Erick Galindo

LA's Street Vendor Permit Program Is About To Begin. Why One City Councilman Is Already Trying To Tighten It

It took years of debate before L.A.'s City Council passed the new law. Now as motion seeks to tighten street vendor permit enforcement just weeks before it starts.

DACA Is Going Before The Supreme Court, And People Are Scared

The Center for American Progress reported recently that California's DACA residents contribute $1 billion annually in state and local taxes, and that about 10,000 of them are homeowners.