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Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

Immigration activists gather in front of the White House to celebrate the Obama Administration's announcement about deportation of illegal immigrants June 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama said the administration will stop deporting undocumented immigrants who had come to the U.S. when they were at a young age. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bay Area Immigrants Warned Of Scams As Deferred Deportation Begins

Immigrants and advocates in San Francisco celebrated Wednesday’s start of the federal government’s new deferred deportation policy, but at the same time urged young people applying for the program to make sure they get good legal advice.

08/15/2012

Immigration activists gather in front of the White House to celebrate the Obama Administration's announcement about deportation of illegal immigrants June 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama said the administration will stop deporting undocumented immigrants who had come to the U.S. when they were at a young age. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Boxer Backs Obama’s Deferred Action Program For Childhood Immigrants

California Sen. Barbara Boxer is backing the president’s immigration deferral policy which could impact the lives of almost two million young people living in the U.S. illegally. They could potentially extend their stay in the country for two years starting Wednesday.

08/15/2012

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2nd Gang Member In SF Family Triple Killing Arrested In North Carolina

A second suspect wanted in the 2008 murders of a San Francisco man and his two sons has been captured in North Carolina, authorities said.

07/09/2012

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris at a 2008 press conference. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Harris Praises Supreme Court’s Immigration Ruling

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is praising Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down several parts of a controversial Arizona immigration law enacted in 2010.

06/25/2012

President Barack Obama (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Immigrant Groups Have Unanswered Questions About New Obama Policy

Bay Area immigration experts still have plenty of unanswered questions about President Barack Obama’s new policy, which defers deportation to some young illegal immigrants.

06/18/2012

President Barack Obama (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Bay Area Officials Praise New Obama Policy On Young Illegal Immigrants

Bay Area officials Friday hailed a move by President Barack Obama to provide temporary relief from deportation to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.

06/15/2012

An immigration protester makes a phone call from inside the occupied Oakland headquarters of the Obama campaign. (CBS)

Obama’s Oakland Headquarters Occupied By Immigration Reform Protesters

The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin giving work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives, according to administration officials. The shift comes as immigration reform activists have occupied Obama’s Oakland campaign headquarters.

06/15/2012

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Bill Would End Car Impounds For Unlicensed California Drivers

Illegal immigrants will no longer have to fear losing their vehicles during routine traffic stops if a bill passed by the Assembly becomes law.

05/31/2012

Tony Bologna (left) was shot and killed along with his sons Michael and Matthew in San Francisco’s Excelsior District on June 22, 2008. (CBS)

Attorney In 2008 SF Family Murder Case Says Client Was Not ‘Illegal’

Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a gang member accused of murdering a father and his two sons in San Francisco nearly four years ago, a case which sparked intense debate over the city’s sanctuary policy toward undocumented juvenile offenders.

01/03/2012

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