Amy Taxin, The Associated Press

Amy Taxin

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Southern California, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Amy:

US ends strict Trump-era asylum rules for violence victims

The U. S. government on Wednesday ended two Trump administration policies that made it harder for immigrants fleeing violence to qualify for asylum, especially Central Americans. Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a new policy saying immigration judges should cease following the Trump-era rules that made it tough for immigrants who faced domestic or gang violence to win asylum in the United… → Read More

Panic attacks highlight stress at shelters for migrant kids

A federal volunteer at the Biden administration’s largest shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children says paramedics were called regularly during the two weeks she worked there → Read More

Man charged with murder of boy in road-rage shooting

A Southern California man has been charged with murder and shooting at an occupied vehicle in the road rage shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy last month on a freeway → Read More

SoCal couple faces murder charge in road rage shooting that killed 6-year-old Aiden Leos

Marcus Anthony Eriz is charged with murder and discharge of a gun at an inhabited dwelling, with sentencing enhancements for causing death to the victim. Wynne Lee is charged with a felony count of being an accessory after the fact and a misdemeanor count of concealed firearm in a vehicle. → Read More

Man charged with murder of boy in road-rage shooting

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man was charged Tuesday with murder in a road rage shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy on a local freeway last month. Prosecutors in Orange County, California charged Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, with murder in the death of Aiden Leos. Eriz was also charged with shooting at an occupied vehicle and with sentencing enhancements. Eriz's girlfriend, Wynne… → Read More

2 face arraignment in road-rage shooting that killed boy, 6

A Southern California couple could face a murder charge over a road rage shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy last month on a freeway → Read More

2 face arraignment in road-rage shooting that killed 6-year-old boy in Southern California

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California couple could face a murder charge over a road rage shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy last month on a freeway, authorities → Read More

Man charged with murder of boy in road-rage shooting

A Southern California man has been charged with murder and shooting at an occupied vehicle in the road rage shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy last month on a freeway. → Read More

US officials to expedite immigration court cases of families arriving on border

Families arriving at the U.S. border with Mexico will have their cases fast-tracked in immigration court, the Biden administration said Friday. → Read More

US to expedite immigration cases of families on border

U.S. officials say they will fast-track the immigration court cases of families arriving on the southwest border → Read More

US to expedite immigration cases of families on border

U.S. officials say they will fast-track the immigration court cases of families arriving on the southwest border → Read More

US to expedite immigration cases of families on border

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Families arriving at the U. S. border with Mexico will have their cases fast-tracked in immigration court, the Biden administration said Friday, less than two weeks after it said it was easing pandemic-related restrictions on seeking asylum. Under the plan, families stopped on the border starting Friday could be placed in expedited proceedings aimed at determining whether they… → Read More

Disneyland reopening marks California's COVID-19 turnaround

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Disneyland swung open its gates to cheering visitors donning sequined Minnie Mouse ears and snapping selfies Friday, marking a dramatic turnaround in a state so overwhelmed with coronavirus cases just four months ago that patients were being treated in outdoor tents. California's world-famous theme park, which reopened after an unprecedented 13-month closure, is admitting only… → Read More

Number of Americans fully vaccinated tops 100 million

DALLAS -- Disneyland reopened on Friday and cruise lines welcomed the news that they could be sailing again in the U.S. by midsummer, as the number of Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 reached another milestone: 100 million. Visitors cheered and screamed with delight as the Southern California theme park swung open its gates for the first time in 13 months in a powerful symbol of the… → Read More

Disneyland reopening marks California's COVID-19 turnaround

ANAHEIM, Calif. — (AP) — Disneyland reopened Friday to cheering visitors donning sequined Minnie Mouse ears and snapping selfies, marking a dramatic turnaround in a state so overwhelmed with coronavirus cases just four months ago that patients were being treated in outdoor tents. California's world-famous theme park, which unlocked its gates after an unprecedented 13-month closure, is admitting… → Read More

Disneyland reopens as California emerges from virus depths

Disneyland is reopening after a 13-month closure. → Read More

Disneyland reopens as California emerges from virus depths

ANAHEIM, Calif. — (AP) — Disneyland reopened to excited visitors Friday, marking a dramatic turnaround in a state that was so overwhelmed with coronavirus cases just four months ago that patients were being treated in gymnasiums and outdoor tents. Visitors cheered and screamed with happiness as California’s world-famous theme park unlocked its gates after an unprecedented 13-month closure. Many… → Read More

Number of Americans fully vaccinated tops 100 million

DALLAS — (AP) — Disneyland reopened on Friday and cruise lines welcomed the news that they could be sailing again in the U.S. by midsummer, as the number of Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 hit another milestone: 100 million. Visitors cheered and screamed with delight as the Southern California theme park swung open its gates for the first time in 13 months in a powerful symbol of the… → Read More

Number of Americans fully vaccinated tops 100 million

DALLAS (AP) — Disneyland reopened on Friday and cruise lines welcomed the news that they could be sailing again in the U.S. by midsummer, as the number of Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 hit another milestone: 100 million. Visitors cheered and screamed with delight as the Southern California theme park swung open its gates for […] → Read More

Disneyland opening highlights California's COVID turnaround

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Disneyland, California’s world-famous theme park, reopened to excited visitors Friday after an unprecedented 13-month closure in what tourism officials hope is a sign of the state’s → Read More