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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Illegal immigrants will no longer have to fear losing their vehicles during routine traffic stops if a bill passed by the Assembly becomes law.
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.
Dozens of illegal immigrants recently released from jail in Santa Clara County have been re-arrested by federal immigration officials.