Immigrants

Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Signs Bill Removing ‘Alien’ In Labor Code To Describe Immigrants

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to remove the term “alien” from the California labor code to describe foreign-born workers.

08/10/2015

Father Cameron Faller (C), associate pastor at the Church of the Epiphany, and Julio Escobar (L) with the Archdiocese of San Francisco Restorative Justice Ministry conduct a prayer service at the site where 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle was killed on July 6, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

TIMELINE: How San Francisco Became A Sanctuary City For Undocumented Immigrants

For more than two decades, San Francisco has been considered a sanctuary for people in the U.S. illegally — a complicated policy politicians and law enforcement officials have continually debated.

07/08/2015

(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

(CBS SF)

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

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