Bay Area Cities, Counties Receive Sanctuary Warning Letters From DOJThe cities of San Francisco, Berkeley and Fremont were among 29 jurisdictions nationwide to receive sanctuary warning letters from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Bay Area Lawmakers, CEOs Blast Decision To End DACA ProgramBay Area leaders and CEOs are condemning the Trump administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Trump Administration Ending DACA Program Protecting Young ImmigrantsPresident Donald Trump will phase out a program that has protected hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children.
Mother Of 4 Deported After 20 Years In U.S. Following Traffic ViolationA mother of four living in Ohio was deported to Mexico after a traffic stop revealed she entered the country illegally from Mexico nearly 20 years ago.
9 Die In Immigrant-Smuggling Attempt In Sweltering TruckAt least 9 people died after being crammed into the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in Texas.
Fremont City Council Approves Sanctuary City OrdinanceFremont was declared a “sanctuary city” at a City Council meeting last week.
San Francisco Pier Shooting Suspect Seeks Case's DismissalThe Mexican national charged with fatally shooting a young San Francisco woman walking on a city pier is seeking dismissal of his criminal case, which added to the national debate over illegal immigration.
Undocumented Immigrant To Stand Trial On Murder Charge In SF Pier 14 Shooting DeathA judge has ruled that a man at the center of the national immigration debate will stand trial on a murder charge in the shooting death of a young San Francisco woman.
Controversial Term 'Anchor Baby' Drops Onto GOP Presidential CampaignsThe debate over illegal immigration and the birthright citizenship granted to those born in the U.S. was enhanced this week with the use by some Republican presidential candidates of the term “anchor baby.”
Activists Rally In SF To Counter Anti-Immigration Sentiment Following Pier ShootingDozens of protesters gathered in San Francisco Tuesday to identify solutions in response to anti-immigration sentiments spurred by the shooting death of a woman on July 1 on a San Francisco pier allegedly by an undocumented immigrant from Mexico with a history of felony convictions and who had been deported five times after repeatedly entering the U.S. illegally.
Amid Obama’s Immigration Order, UC Expands Legal Services For Immigrant StudentsThe University of California is planning to offer legal services at six campuses to students who are living in the U.S. illegally or have parents who might be eligible for deportation relief under President Barack Obama's new immigration order, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Friday.
Silicon Valley's Hi-Tech Industry Underwhelmed With Pres. Obama's Immigration ReformPresident Obama’s immigration announcement on Thursday fell failed to impress the technology interests in Silicon Valley as there were no assurances for an increase in hi-tech visas.