As many as a thousand protesters marched from San Francisco’s Mission District to Civic Center Plaza Wednesday afternoon to call for immigration reform as part of several May Day rallies in the Bay Area.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice led a bipartisan gathering of elite politicians in Menlo Park on Tuesday to discuss the importance of moving ahead with national immigration reform.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is forming a new issues advocacy group to promote immigration reform, education and other policies aimed at growing the economy.
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.
Federal authorities say three illegal immigrants have been charged with operating five Central Valley brothels that used other illegal immigrants as prostitutes.
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who has faced controversy over his stance on immigration, said he was denied a meeting on Thursday with San Francisco students who wrote to him about the issue.
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.
A new policy in Alameda County is instructing prosecutors to consider filing lesser criminal charges for some legal immigrants in an effort to avoid mandatory deportation.
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.
A Department of Homeland Security audit prompted San Jose-based Mi Pueblo foods to participate in a federal program that verifies a prospective employee’s immigration status, the supermarket chain said Friday.