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California Set To Issue Licenses For Immigrants In U.S. Illegally

California would become the latest state to grant immigrants who are in the country illegally the right to a driver’s license under a bill that passed the Legislature late Thursday and that Gov. Jerry Brown supports.

09/12/2013

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SF Supervisor Touts Legislation To Keep Illegal Immigrants Away From Feds

A San Francisco supervisor is introducing legislation to keep undocumented immigrants in jail from being turned over to the feds for deportation.

07/23/2013

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Pelosi Optimistic About Congress Passing Immigration Reform

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said in San Francisco Friday she was optimistic that Congress could soon pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill.

06/21/2013

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California May Soon Give Driver Licenses To Those In U.S. Illegally

The measure from Democratic Assemblyman Luis Alejo of Watsonville would allow those without a Social Security number to apply for a driver license.

05/29/2013

Rev. Salvatore Cordileone

SF Archbishop Endorses Immigration Reform, Opposes Gay Rights Amendment

The Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco said on Monday that he endorsed the immigration reform bill currently under consideration in Congress, but opposed a gay rights amendment that could be added to the legislation.

05/13/2013

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Immigrant Raid Rumor Fuels Fear In Central Valley

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.

05/11/2013

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent. (CBS)

Alameda County Sheriff Urged To Stop Immigration Holds

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to approve a resolution calling on Sheriff Greg Ahern to stop participating in a federal program that has led to the deportation of nearly 2,000 county residents since 2008.

04/24/2013

Tens of thousands of immigration reform supporters march in the 'Rally for Citizenship' on the West Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on April 10, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Reform Activists Rally In Bay Area, Nationwide

Demonstrators were marching in the Bay Area as several rallies across California pushed for a change in the nation’s immigration policy.

04/10/2013

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Immigration Reform On The Agenda For Santa Clara County Supervisors

For the first time in decades, Santa Clara County Supervisors plan to take up immigration reform. The hotly debated topic is slated for discussion Tuesday.

02/25/2013

Immigrants wait for their citizenship interviews at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) district office. (John Moore/Getty Images)

California Voters Overwhelmingly Back Citizenship For Illegal Immigrants

A new poll finds that nine in 10 California voters support allowing illegal immigrants who have been in the country for several years to stay and become citizens if they have a job, learn English and pay any back taxes they may owe.

02/22/2013

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