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Capitol Hill

Immigration Reform Efforts Applauded By South Bay Day Laborers

Talk of sweeping immigration reform on Capitol Hill is being cheered by day laborers in Silicon Valley, although there are still concerns about the nuts and bolts of the proposal.

01/28/2013

A sign at a California Department of Motor Vehicles office. (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Immigrant Groups Welcome California DMV Report On Unlicensed Drivers

A California study says unlicensed drivers are the most hazardous motorists on the road.

01/16/2013

UC Berkeley

200 Undocumented UC Berkeley Students To Get Scholarships From $1M Gift To School

The University of California, Berkeley says a $1 million gift will help provide scholarships to nearly 200 students who are illegal immigrants.

12/11/2012

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent. (CBS)

California AG Gives Cops Green Light To Ignore Federal Immigration Holds

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.

12/04/2012

A La Boulange bakery in San Francisco. (CBS)

Illegal Immigrants Working At La Boulange May Lose Jobs Soon

Workers at La Boulange told CBS 5 they could be fired in two months because they are illegal immigrants, after receiving letters from their new owner. Up to 400 workers could lose their jobs.

10/13/2012

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Calif. Immigrant Advocates Say Licenses Not Enough, Blast Brown Vetoes

Gov. Jerry Brown may have approved a bill allowing some illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses, but it wasn’t good enough for some immigrant advocates.

10/01/2012

A car arrives at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Driver Licenses For Some Illegal Immigrants

Some illegal immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.

10/01/2012

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Illegal Immigrants With American Same-Sex Partners May Get Deportation Reprieve

The Department of Homeland Security is planning to issue a policy memo stating illegal immigrants with American same-sex partners are eligible for consideration of having their deportation put on hold.

09/28/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Phil Matier: Representatives Putting Pressure On Gov. Brown Over TRUST Act

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.

09/14/2012

E-Verify

NorCal Latino Market Chain Facing Backlash Over E-Verify Employment Verification

Labor groups and immigrant rights activists are planning a San Jose protest Thursday following the decision by Northern California’s largest Latino market chain to begin using an employment eligibility verification system.

09/05/2012

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