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Immigrants

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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

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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

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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

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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

(CBS)

2 Convicted In Series Of Oakland Break-Ins Targeting Asians

Two men were convicted Monday of about 60 felony counts each for a series of 12 home invasion robberies in Oakland over an eight-month period last year in which they mainly targeted Asian immigrants.

03/19/2012

Ballot machine (CBS)

Santa Clara County Pushing Citizenship To Increase Voter Rolls

Santa Clara County officials claim that close to 200,000 people who are eligible have not naturalized, reducing the pool of individuals who have a voice in the political system.

03/13/2012

(CBS)

Immigrant Workers At SF Restaurant Awarded $316K In Wage Theft Case

A group of immigrants who worked at a Vietnamese restaurant in San Francisco’s Richmond District have been awarded more than $300,000 in a major wage theft case.

02/15/2012

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