Citing a labor shortage on California farms, Sen. Dianne Feinstein has asked the Department of Homeland Security to focus immigration enforcement efforts on violent criminals instead.
Six people including a woman in Berkeley and a man in Los Angeles have been arrested as part of a federal investigation into the illegal export of firearms parts from the U.S. to Thailand.
The rumor spread like wildfire via phone calls, text messages and social media postings and has persisted now for more than three weeks: Immigration agents are rounding up unauthorized workers in Central California farming communities.
Hundreds of counterfeit San Francisco Giants shirts, caps and other souvenir gear has been donated to a relief organization after federal agents seized them from vendors outside AT&T Park during the 2012 World Series, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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.
Ice on the roadway near the coastal San Mateo County community of Pescadero prompted authorities to issue an alert to motorists Wednesday morning.
Many Bay Area counties said they have already been using their own discretion when notifying ICE about suspected illegal immigrants—something State Attorney General Kamala Harris just gave them permission to do. Some even said that Harris’s decision doesn’t go far enough.
Kamala Harris said the federal Secure Communities program is flawed so she’s advising local police agencies they don’t have to comply with it.
Authorities arrested 13 people and raided more than two dozen homes in a major marijuana bust in a residential Santa Rosa neighborhood Thursday morning.
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.