California Senator Dianne Feinstein said Tuesday a tentative agreement has been reached to end a dispute over agriculture workers that has been part of negotiations on a sweeping immigration overhaul.
Bay Area immigration experts still have plenty of unanswered questions about President Barack Obama’s new policy, which defers deportation to some young illegal immigrants.
Bay Area officials Friday hailed a move by President Barack Obama to provide temporary relief from deportation to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.
The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin giving work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives, according to administration officials. The shift comes as immigration reform activists have occupied Obama’s Oakland campaign headquarters.
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama on Thursday blamed immigration policy gridlock on “political posturing and special interest wrangling.”