Executive Order

Silicon Valley's Hi-Tech Industry Underwhelmed With Pres. Obama's Immigration ReformPresident Obama’s immigration announcement on Thursday fell failed to impress the technology interests in Silicon Valley as there were no assurances for an increase in hi-tech visas.
Pres. Obama's Executive Order On Immigration Will Impact Bay Area's Diverse PopulationAfter President Obama makes his announcement on immigration reform tonight, he will sign the executive order into law at a ceremony in Las Vegas on Friday that will shield about 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. KCBS talks with law professor Bill Hing to discuss its impact on the Bay Area and beyond.
President Obama To Sign Executive Order Banning LGBT Discrimination Among Federal ContractorsPresident Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a White House official said Monday.
SF Mayor Addresses Lack Of Affordable Housing With Construction PushResponding to a lack of affordable housing in San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee announced an executive order putting construction of new units on the fast track. The move comes amid protests over an increasing number of evictions under the state’s Ellis Act.
Obama Orders Federal Protection For Massive Swath Of Bay Area CoastlinePresident Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday that will permanently ban oil drilling off the Northern California coast by expanding the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries.
Tech Report: Obama's Executive Order Has Critics Concerned Over Internet ControlPresident Barack Obama signed an executive order last week that some critics fear could give the U.S. government the authority to take over the internet.
South Bay Latino Students Cheer Executive OrderLatino students around the Bay Area are expressing encouragement over an executive order signed by President Barack Obama on Tuesday.