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Immigrants

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

(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

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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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Silicon Valley Worker Leads Charge To Overhaul Employment-Based Visas

Anand Sundaram, one of the founders of the Santa Clara-based Immigration Voice, has even garnered the support of Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose), who co-authored the legislation.

12/19/2011

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SF Program Targets Immigrant Domestic Violence Victims

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has launched a new policy for immigrant victims.

10/05/2011

San Francisco Cracks Down On Underpaying Employers

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed an ordinance with hopes of ensuring workers are getting overtime and minimum wage pay from their employers.

09/17/2011

(CBS)

Feds Reach Out To Human Trafficking Victims In San Francisco

Officials with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office want victims to know that they are available for help.

09/13/2011

(CBS)

San Francisco Victim Services Expands

The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office is expanding victim services, offering help now in both the Mission and the Bayview districts.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/27/2011

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East Bay Officials Want ICE Business Audits Stopped

East Bay leaders are appealing to the Obama administration to stop the so-called “silent raids,” which have led to hundreds of firings across the country.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/20/2011

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