Democrats in California’s Assembly joined other states Thursday in questioning the federal system that uses fingerprints to check the immigration status of people picked up by police.
San Francisco Sheriff Michael Hennessey said Friday he will soon begin releasing undocumented immigrants held in county jail for low-level offenses.
A San Francisco teen who was scheduled to be deported later this month received a six-month reprieve Thursday that will give her lawyers time to build a case for her to stay in the country legally.
He said he is grateful for the intervention of Senator Diane Feinstein, who introduced an immigration bill on his behalf.
An introduction of a private bill from U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has temporarily halted the deportation of a San Francisco community college nursing student who has been living in the country illegally.
Bracing for the worst, supporters of a 20-year-old San Francisco nursing student facing deportation were preparing to stage a news conference Friday to urge Sen. Barbara Boxer to intervene by sponsoring an emergency bill.
A Salvadoran woman who fled to the United States to escape an abusive husband is facing imminent deportation.