The community declares itself a "Rule of Law" city. But the immigration agent once stationed at the city jail is gone, and a suit has put on indefinite hold a law meant to drive away day laborers.
Like many immigrants who moved to Costa Mesa, Maria Escobar was looking for a calm, quiet place to live. Eighteen years later she still loves this middle-class city near the sea, enjoys visiting its parks and going to the beach.
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