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Supporters of immigration reform gather in San Francisco on the National Day for Dignity and Respect."

AP Report: California Immigrant Deportations Plummet After TRUST Act

Far fewer immigrants arrested by California law enforcement are being turned over to federal authorities for deportation since a new state law went into effect in January.

04/06/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Considers Limiting Police Cooperation With Immigration Officials

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering legislation that would prevent local law enforcement from putting immigration holds on individuals scheduled for jail release.

09/24/2013

Alfonso Garcia (left) appearing with his husband Brian Willingham. Garcia was facing deportation to Mexico before the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. (CBS)

Orinda Man Avoids Deportation After DOMA Struck Down

An East Bay man will be allowed to stay with his husband and avoid deportation, after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) this week.

06/27/2013

A naked man accosts passengers at the 16th and Mission BART Station. (Anwash12/YouTube)

Naked SF BART Station Acrobat Reportedly Facing Deportation

A man who allegedly stripped naked and harassed a number of BART commuters inside a San Francisco station last month is likely now facing deportation, according to published reports.

06/14/2013

San Francisco City Hall

SF Supes Urge Congress To Include Same-Sex Couples In Immigration Bill

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a resolution on Tuesday urging the inclusion of same-sex couples in any immigration bill as a message to Congress.

06/04/2013

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent. (CBS)

Man Living In Sunnyvale Deported To El Salvador On Murder Charges

An El Salvadoran national who had been living in Sunnyvale was deported Wednesday to his native country where he is wanted in connection with two murders, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said.

04/18/2013

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Illegal Immigrants With American Same-Sex Partners May Get Deportation Reprieve

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.

09/28/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Phil Matier: Representatives Putting Pressure On Gov. Brown Over TRUST Act

Some of California’s most high-ranking representatives on Capitol Hill are sending a strong message to Gov. Jerry Brown, calling on him to sign the state’s hotly debated TRUST Act.

09/14/2012

Immigration activists gather in front of the White House to celebrate the Obama Administration's announcement about deportation of illegal immigrants June 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama said the administration will stop deporting undocumented immigrants who had come to the U.S. when they were at a young age. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bay Area Immigrants Warned Of Scams As Deferred Deportation Begins

Immigrants and advocates in San Francisco celebrated Wednesday’s start of the federal government’s new deferred deportation policy, but at the same time urged young people applying for the program to make sure they get good legal advice.

08/15/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Latino Groups Consider Police Boycott

Latino groups in San Jose are threatening to withhold their support of a police gang crackdown unless the cops cut ties with federal immigration agents.

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