Deportation order for Lincoln Heights dad canceled; East L.A. housing project approved despite residents’ concerns

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News & Notes From Across The Eastside

  • The Board of Immigration Appeal canceled a deportation order for a Lincoln Heights man who was arrested by ICE agents while dropping off his daughters at school. It could take years for immigration courts to resolve the case. KPCC
  • County supervisors approved an affordable housing project across the street from Calvary Cemetery in East Los Angeles over the objections of neighbors concerned about increased traffic and the size of the development. EGP News

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