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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has launched a new policy for immigrant victims.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed an ordinance with hopes of ensuring workers are getting overtime and minimum wage pay from their employers.
Officials with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office want victims to know that they are available for help.