California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' As Brown Signs BillCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed "sanctuary state" legislation that extends protections statewide for immigrants living in the United States illegally.
Number Of Undocumented Immigrants Down Since 2009, Pew Research FindsThe number of immigrants in the U.S. illegally fell to 11 million since 2009, largely because of a drop-off in the number of Mexicans without legal status, according to a study released Tuesday.
Police Sergeant Faces Prison In Car Towing Scheme Targeting Poor LatinosA former King City police sergeant pleaded no contest Thursday to charges in a car towing scheme he led that largely victimized low-income Hispanics, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
Domestic Violence Victims Urge SF To Opt Out Of Undocumented Immigrant Custody ProgramImmigrant survivors of domestic violence and their supporters gathered in San Francisco Tuesday to urge the city to opt out of a federal program that could lead to the transfer of immigrants with criminal records from local law enforcement custody to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Former NorCal Police Chief Sentenced In Car-Towing Scheme Targeting MexicansA former acting King City police chief was sentenced Tuesday for his role in a car-towing scheme that targeted Mexican nationals, Monterey County prosecutors said.
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Former Police Chief Guilty In Monterey County Bribery, Auto Seizure Scheme Targeting MexicansA former acting King City police chief pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges in an alleged bribery scheme that targeted Mexican nationals, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
Most New California Licenses Going To Undocumented ImmigrantsAfter a new law went into effect in January, more than half of all new driver's licenses issued in California this year have gone to people who are in the country illegally, the state said Friday.
TIMELINE: How San Francisco Became A Sanctuary City For Undocumented ImmigrantsFor more than two decades, San Francisco has been considered a sanctuary for people in the U.S. illegally -- a complicated policy politicians and law enforcement officials have continually debated.
Miss Universe Who Condemned Trump’s Remarks About Immigrants Says She’s Not A ‘Hypocrite’ For Keeping Her CrownTrump tweeted: "Miss Universe, Paulina Vega, criticized me for telling the truth about illegal immigration, but then said she would keep the crown -- Hypocrite."
GOP Candidate Jeb Bush 'Personally Offended' By Trump's Remarks About Mexican ImmigrantsRepublican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he is personally offended by rival Donald Trump's recent remarks about Mexico and immigrants. Bush's wife was born in Mexico.
Undocumented Immigrants Swamp DMV Offices; Many Are Failing Written TestA week into the new California law allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver licenses, Bay Area Department of Motor Vehicle offices have been swamped with new applicants, while many are being turned away after initially failing the written test.