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Immigrants

(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

(AP)

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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Richmond Approves Municipal ID Cards For Immigrants

The Richmond City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a municipal identification card program for city residents.

CBS San Francisco–07/06/2011

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About The Bay: The Plight Of Day Laborers

In his travels About the Bay, KCBS reporter Mike Sugerman looks at the difficulties facing day laborers, who are struggling to find work in these tough economic times.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/05/2011

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San Jose Students Get Rare Opportunity As Congressional Pages

Three high school juniors from East San Jose were selected to be a part of an elite group of teens from across the nation, joining the Congressional Page Program.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/24/2011

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