Illegal immigration

California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg speaks during a session of the California State Senate. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Interview: State Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg Says Investment In Central America Would Stem Border Crisis

KCBS’ Susan Leigh Taylor And Stan Bunger Interview California Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg about the situation in situation in Central America and the influx of children that are headed for the border.

07/17/2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was raised by his grandparents in Mountain View. Vargas has recently revealed that he is an undocumented immigrant. (YouTube / Define American)

Bay Area Journalist, Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Detained By Border Patrol In Texas

A journalist and immigrant rights advocate with Bay Area ties, who has lived and worked illegally in the U.S. for years, was released after being detained by the Border Patrol in Texas on Tuesday.

07/15/2014

Border Patrol (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

California Leaders Head To Central America Over Immigration Crisis Involving Kids

State Sen. President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and other lawmakers head to Central America as the immigration crisis involving tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors continues.

07/14/2014

Screen shot of a television ad from Californians for Population Stabilization. (CAPS.org)

Earth Day TV Ad Links Immigration-Driven Population Growth To California’s Environmental Woes

An advocacy group dedicated to limiting immigration to California has unveiled a controversial TV ad linking mass immigration to the state’s environmental issues.

04/23/2014

Immigration, generic, illegal immigration, ICE, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

23 Arrested For Blocking Downtown San Francisco Street During Immigration Rally

Twenty-three people were arrested at a deportation and immigrant rights rally in downtown San Francisco Friday, according to police.

04/04/2014

Immigration, generic, illegal immigration, ICE, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

ICE To Limit Use Of Shackles At San Francisco Immigration Court

A proposed legal settlement calls for federal authorities to limit the use of shackles on immigrants who appear before immigration judges.

01/22/2014

Actress Maria Conchita Alonso (left) in an ad with California gubernatorial candidate and Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-San Bernardino County).

Actress Out Of San Francisco Production After Endorsing Tea Party Candidate

A famed actress is facing backlash in San Francisco’s Latino community, after she voiced support for a conservative candidate for California governor.

01/18/2014

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (California State Assembly)

Outspoken Conservative Assemblyman To Challenge Gov. Brown In 2014

Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly on Tuesday announced his 2014 bid for California governor, wading into a race against Gov. Jerry Brown despite the incumbent’s seemingly unstoppable money and campaign machinery.

11/05/2013

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC President Napolitano Pledges $5M For Students Living In US Illegally

University of California President Janet Napolitano says she’s devoting $5 million to provide special counseling and financial aid to students living illegally in the U.S.

10/30/2013

Protesters call for immigration reform in San Francisco's Financial District on October 17, 2013. (CBS)

Activists Block Bus In Protest Near San Francisco Immigration Office

Dozens of protesters surrounded a bus believed to be filled with immigrants slated for deportation at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in San Francisco, a protest organizer said Thursday.

10/18/2013

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