Amy Taxin, The Associated Press

Amy Taxin

The Associated Press

Southern California, CA, United States

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  • WOKV News
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  • ABC 33/40 News
  • FOX 11 Los Angeles
  • CBS 8 San Diego
  • FOX 8 New Orleans
  • WBTV News
  • FOX 12 Oregon KPTV
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  • FOX Carolina News
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Recent articles by Amy:

California eyes making girls flag football a school sport

Flag football is rising in popularity, especially among girls → Read More

New model to enlist regular Americans to resettle refugees

With refugee resettlement agencies overwhelmed after being gutted by the Trump administration, thousands of Americans heeded the call to help Afghans restart their lives in far-flung towns across the United States with little to no immigrant populations → Read More

New model to enlist regular Americans to resettle refugees

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When nearly 80,000 Afghans arrived in the United States, refugee resettlement agencies quickly became overwhelmed, still scrambling to rehire staff and reopen offices after being gutted as the Trump administration dropped refugee admissions to a record low. So the U.S. State Department, working with humanitarian organizations, turned to ordinary Americans to […] → Read More

New model to enlist regular Americans to resettle refugees

With refugee resettlement agencies overwhelmed after being gutted by the Trump administration, thousands of Americans heeded the call to help Afghans restart their lives in far-flung towns across the United States with little to no immigrant populations → Read More

'It's crushing': California cleans up mudslide damage

Rescuers are searching for a person missing in a mudslide that swept boulders down fire-scarred slopes and damaged or destroyed 30 homes in Southern California mountains → Read More

Immigration detention facility near empty in California

A detention center in the wind-swept California desert town of Adelanto could house nearly 2,000 migrants facing the prospect of deportation → Read More

Immigration detention facility near empty in California

A sprawling, privately run detention center in the wind-swept California desert town of Adelanto could house nearly 2,000 migrants facing the prospect of deportation. These days, though, it’s nearly empty. → Read More

Former Iran conscripts say unfairly blocked from US travel

Two years ago, Leili Ghazi quit studying biomedical engineering in Iran and seized the chance to travel to the United States to build a new life for herself and her parents. → Read More

Former Iran conscripts say unfairly blocked from US travel

Some Iranians say they're banned from travel to the United States due to military service they were forced to perform years ago as conscripts to a branch of Iran's military that the U.S. has branded terrorist → Read More

Harris discusses attracting investments to Central America to tackle migration issues

Vice President Kamala Harris says the Biden administration's work to attract investment to Central America has generated $3.2 billion in private-sector commitments. → Read More

Vice President Kamala Harris looks to show her clout at Summit of the Americas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris will have an opportunity to connect with leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean as she welcomes them to her home state this week for the Summit of the Americas. But whether she can demonstrate her clout at the hemisphere's premier gathering — being held on U. S. soil for the first time since 1994 — remains an open question. → Read More

California church leaders, shooting survivors join in prayer

Survivors and church leaders are joining in prayer nearly a week after a deadly shooting at a Taiwanese American church congregation in California → Read More

California church leaders, shooting survivors join in prayer

Survivors and church leaders are joining in prayer nearly a week after a deadly shooting at a Taiwanese American church congregation in California → Read More

California church leaders, shooting survivors join in prayer

When a gunman began shooting at a Taiwanese American church luncheon, Shoei Su said he froze. → Read More

Freed California siblings feared opposing rundown housing

A year after they were freed from the horribly abusive home of their parents in Southern California, some of the 13 children said they felt pressure to move to a rundown apartment in a crime-ridden area by the county agency tasked with their care → Read More

Freed California siblings feared opposing rundown housing

A year after they were freed from the horribly abusive home of their parents in Southern California, some of the 13 children said they felt pressure to move to a rundown apartment in a crime-ridden area by the county agency tasked with their care → Read More

Freed California siblings feared opposing rundown housing

Several adult children among the 13 siblings freed in 2018 from virtual imprisonment in their abusive parents’ Southern California home found themselves a year later feeling pressured by the county’s guardian to move to an apartment in disrepair in a crime-ridden area, court documents showed. → Read More

California Church Shooting: Gunman sent diary to newspaper before attack, report says

David Chou, the man accused of opening fire on parishioners at Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church because of his political hatred of Taiwan dubbed himself a "destroying" angel in a seven-volume diary sent to a newspaper before the attack, the paper said Wednesday. → Read More

Report: Gunman sent diary to newspaper before church attack

The man accused of opening fire on a Southern California church congregation because of his political hatred for Taiwan sent a newspaper a seven-volume diary before the attack → Read More

Alleged gunman sent diary to newspaper before church attack

The man accused of opening fire on a Southern California church congregation because of his political hatred for Taiwan sent a newspaper a seven-volume diary before the attack → Read More