Some illegal immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The Department of Homeland Security is planning to issue a policy memo stating illegal immigrants with American same-sex partners are eligible for consideration of having their deportation put on hold.
A UC Berkeley-Field Poll shows more than two-thirds of California voters favor a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, but many voters don’t believe in granting them the same entitlements as legal residents.
Some of California’s most high-ranking representatives on Capitol Hill are sending a strong message to Gov. Jerry Brown, calling on him to sign the state’s hotly debated TRUST Act.
Labor groups and immigrant rights activists are planning a San Jose protest Thursday following the decision by Northern California’s largest Latino market chain to begin using an employment eligibility verification system.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith has entered the immigration debate, taking a stance that departs from other sheriffs around the state.
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”.
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.
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.
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.