President Obama’s immigration announcement on Thursday fell failed to impress the technology interests in Silicon Valley as there were no assurances for an increase in hi-tech visas.
After President Obama makes his announcement on immigration reform tonight, he will sign the executive order into law at a ceremony in Las Vegas on Friday that will shield about 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. KCBS talks with law professor Bill Hing to discuss its impact on the Bay Area and beyond.
Far fewer immigrants arrested by California law enforcement are being turned over to federal authorities for deportation since a new state law went into effect in January.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will attend the State of the Union address Tuesday evening as a special guest of President Obama.
Protesters interrupted a speech by President Obama on immigration reform Monday in San Francisco’s Chinatown, calling on the president to end forced deportations of undocumented immigrants.
Farmers said they are having trouble finding enough workers to pick their crops, and may have to switch to machines.
An increasing number of people in San Francisco’s Latino community are being victimized by individuals providing fraudulent immigration services, but the city’s district attorney is starting a public awareness campaign.
Supporters of immigration reform gathered in front of Representative Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home Saturday joining some 150 rallies nationwide on a day billed as the “National Day for Dignity and Respect.”
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited Capitol Hill Wednesday to lobby members of Congress in support of comprehensive immigration overhaul legislation.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke out publicly for the first time Monday in favor of immigration reform…