Immigrants

(L-R) Cheryl Burke,Thomas Roberts and Nia Sanchez (credit: Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Cheryl Burke, Thomas Roberts Bows Out of Hosting Miss USA Pageant

After controversial remarks made by Presidential candidate Donald Trump, the Bay Area-native dancer…

06/30/2015

Supreme Court of California courthouse (Coolcaesar/Creative Commons)

California Court Reverses Century-Old Racist Ruling Denying Bay Area Chinese Lawyer

The California Supreme Court righted what it called a “grievous wrong” on Monday, posthumously granting a law license to a Chinese immigrant whose application 125 years ago was denied solely because of his race.

03/17/2015

Construction workers build a parking garage. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More Latino Construction Workers Are Dying On The Job

While the industry gets safer overall, the number of Latino construction workers dying on the job is on the rise.

01/09/2015

Dozens of undocumented immigrants applying for AB60 driver's licenses at San Jose DMV on January 2, 2015. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Undocumented Immigrants In San Jose Begin Seeking Driver’s Licenses Under New AB 60 Law

Several dozen people stood outside in line before dawn at the Department of Motor Vehicles office in San Jose, as California began taking driver’s license applications from illegal immigrants.

01/02/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Warns Undocumented Immigrants Against Driver’s License Scams

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is issuing a warning to undocumented immigrants to beware of scams that offer help to obtain a driver’s license or obtain legal status under President Obama’s Deferred Action Program.

12/05/2014

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Bay Area African Immigrants Report Unfair Treatment Over Ebola Outbreak

African immigrants in the Bay Area say they’ve experienced harassment since the Ebola outbreak became the focus of public attention in the United States.

12/04/2014

New style driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants in California. (CBS)

New Category Of California Driver’s License Being Created For Undocumented Immigrants

California driver’s licenses will have a new category for undocumented immigrants come January.

11/20/2014

A construction guard in East Oakland armed with a shotgun in response to a spike in crimes in the area. (CBS)

Hispanic Males Targeted In Oakland Robberies On ‘Mexican Friday’

A stretch of International Boulevard in Oakland has seen a dramatic spike in crime targeting Hispanic males on what’s been dubbed “Mexican Friday.”

11/19/2014

Signage is seen at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (David McNew/Getty Images)

DMV Opening New Outlets To Accommodate Undocumented Immigrants In California

The DMV is opening new temporary outlets to accommodate an expected surge in demand from undocumented immigrants in California.

11/18/2014

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

South Bay Grocery Chain Helps Raise More Than $100,000 For Immigrant Kids’ Legal Representation

Mi Pueblo, a San Jose-based Hispanic grocery store chain, has helped raise the majority of more than $100,000 to help pay for legal representation of immigrant children detained at the U.S. border.

10/01/2014

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