With more than half a million legal permanent residents calling the Bay Area home, high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are leading the charge on helping their green-card holding employees achieve citizenship.
A growing number of women from China and Taiwan are coming to the Bay Area to have their babies and get U.S. Citizenship for their children. So-called “maternity homes” have popped up in Foster City, Fremont, and San Jose.
The path to citizenship for green card holders in Silicon Valley may become easier as a number of Silicon Valley companies announced on Monday that they are getting directly involved in helping eligible employees become citizens—for free.
San Francisco Giants star pitcher Sergio Romo has joined an online effort in support of giving undocumented youth a chance to earn U.S. citizenship.
After ascending Mt. Everest half a dozen times, a Nepalese man who lives in Richmond reached another high point as he took the oath of U.S. citizenship on Tuesday.
A new poll finds that nine in 10 California voters support allowing illegal immigrants who have been in the country for several years to stay and become citizens if they have a job, learn English and pay any back taxes they may owe.
Talk of sweeping immigration reform on Capitol Hill is being cheered by day laborers in Silicon Valley, although there are still concerns about the nuts and bolts of the proposal.
The Department of Homeland Security is planning to issue a policy memo stating illegal immigrants with American same-sex partners are eligible for consideration of having their deportation put on hold.
A UC Berkeley-Field Poll shows more than two-thirds of California voters favor a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, but many voters don’t believe in granting them the same entitlements as legal residents.