Border Patrol detains 22-year-old Cal State L.A. student activist; her lawyer says it is retaliation

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A 22-year-old immigration activist and college student was detained Thursday by federal authorities, less than a month after her mother was taken into custody by federal agents during a massive cocaine bust in Los Angeles.

Claudia Rueda was taken into custody while moving her family’s car outside...


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