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Immigrants

People watch a traditional lion dance in front of a bank on the first day of Chinese New Year on January 29, 2006 in Chinatown, San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Concerns In SF Chinatown Over Immigration Reform

A coalition of local organizations have aligned themselves against a part of the federal immigration reform proposal that would change the existing family reunion program.

05/30/2013

Immigration, generic, illegal immigration, ICE, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Immigrant Raid Rumor Fuels Fear In Central Valley

The rumor spread like wildfire via phone calls, text messages and social media postings and has persisted now for more than three weeks: Immigration agents are rounding up unauthorized workers in Central California farming communities.

05/11/2013

A doctor conducts a checkup on a patient. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Myriad Languages, Cultures Challenge Obamacare In California

Set on a gritty corner of Oakland’s International Boulevard, the nonprofit Street Level Health Project offers free checkups to patients who speak a total of 22 languages, from recent Mongolian immigrants seeking a doctor to Burmese refugees in need of a basic dental exam.

03/04/2013

(CBS)

California Immigration Shift Shows Asians Overtaking Latin Americans

There’s a California population shift with Asian immigrants replacing Latin America as the primary source of the state’s immigrants.

01/17/2013

A sign at a California Department of Motor Vehicles office. (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Immigrant Groups Welcome California DMV Report On Unlicensed Drivers

A California study says unlicensed drivers are the most hazardous motorists on the road.

01/16/2013

(AP)

Illegal Immigrants With American Same-Sex Partners May Get Deportation Reprieve

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.

09/28/2012

(CBS)

Poll Shows Most California Voters Want Citizenship Path For Illegal Immigrants

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.

09/28/2012

E-Verify

NorCal Latino Market Chain Facing Backlash Over E-Verify Employment Verification

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.

09/05/2012

office worker, computer desk,

Labor Rights Week Targets Bay Area Immigrant Workers

Consulates from several Latin American countries are visiting San Francisco for Labor Rights Week which largely focuses on undocumented immigrants and protecting them from unsafe working conditions.

08/27/2012

Edwin Parada

Ex-Real Estate Agent Sentenced In SF Mortgage Scheme Targeting Immigrants

A former realtor and Christian radio show host was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday for a mortgage fraud scheme targeting Spanish speaking homeowners that totaled more than $2 million.

04/06/2012

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