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California Attorney General Kamala Harris. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Undocumented Immigrants To Get Private Legal Help Under CA Attorney General’s Plan

Harris is reaching out to law firms, hoping they will provide pro bono service for immigrant children facing deportation hearings in the Bay Area.

08/20/2014

A mother and child, 3, from El Salvador await transport to a processing center for undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande into the United States on July 24, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Calls For More Legal Representation For Children In Need Of Immigration Services

With so many immigrant children facing deportation and a lack of legal representation, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese is calling for not only more lawyers, but for them to do pro-bono work.

08/12/2014

Michele Bachmann (R-MN) (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Republican Lawmakers Vote To Deport More Than Half A Million Mexican Immigrants, Rescind Work Permits

House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, along with a companion bill that could lead to deporting more than half a million immigrants whom the Obama administration granted temporary work permits. “It’s dealing with the… invasion of illegal foreign nationals into our country,” said Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. “And we got to yes.”

08/02/2014

Protesters gather outside the Federal Building in Oakland on July 3, 2014, demanding the U.S. grant asylum to the refugee children, and not send them back home to Central America. (Doug Sovern/CBS)

Protesters In Oakland Call On President Obama To Let Thousands Of Undocumented Children Stay In U.S.

A vocal group of protesters gathered outside the Federal Building in Oakland, urging President Obama not to deport immigrant children back to Central America.

07/03/2014

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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