South Bay Camp Child Molestation Suspect Known As 'Papa Bear' Investigated By Feds For Months, Had Deportation AmnestyThe Santa Clara County science camp counselor charged with child molestation had been the focus of a federal investigation into child exploitation months before his arrest – and was able to kept his work permit issued through a program for immigrants brought illegally into the country despite the probe.
Giants’ Romo Joins Dream Act Campaign For Immigration ReformSan Francisco Giants star pitcher Sergio Romo has joined an online effort in support of giving undocumented youth a chance to earn U.S. citizenship.
Opinion: Does Mitt Romney Have An October Surprise For The Debate?Is Mitt Romney planning an October surprise of sorts for tonight? Has he been saving big policy announcements and details for the debate?
DMV To Offer Driver's Licenses To Some Illegal ImmigrantsSome young people who currently reside in California illegally will soon be eligible for driver’s licences if they successfully enroll in President Barack Obama’s new work permit program, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American DreamYesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.
Bay Area Immigrants Warned Of Scams As Deferred Deportation BeginsImmigrants 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.
Opinion: Romney's Nixonian Secret PlansMitt Romney has provided no details, not even a hint, of what his immigration plan is. Either this is a lousy sales job, which is bad, or he has no idea there’s a difference between running Bain Capital and running the nation, which is worse.
Opinion: Romney Can't Even Lead From BehindThe guy who passed health care reform in Massachusetts and vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act can’t take a policy position on Obama's executive order on immigration enforcement?
Immigrant Groups Have Unanswered Questions About New Obama PolicyBay Area immigration experts still have plenty of unanswered questions about President Barack Obama’s new policy, which defers deportation to some young illegal immigrants.
Bay Area Officials Praise New Obama Policy On Young Illegal ImmigrantsBay Area officials Friday hailed a move by President Barack Obama to provide temporary relief from deportation to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.
Obama's Oakland Headquarters Occupied By Immigration Reform ProtestersThe Obama administration will stop deporting and begin giving work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives, according to administration officials. The shift comes as immigration reform activists have occupied Obama's Oakland campaign headquarters.
X-Country Dream Act Trek For Undocumented Students Sets Off From Bay AreaThree undocumented immigrant college students led a group of people across the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday afternoon to kick off a cross-country march to Washington, D.C. in support of the Dream Act.