Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice led a bipartisan gathering of elite politicians in Menlo Park on Tuesday to discuss the importance of moving ahead with national immigration reform.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley leaders have formally launched a political group aimed at revamping immigration policy, boosting education and encouraging investment in scientific research.
Demonstrators were marching in the Bay Area as several rallies across California pushed for a change in the nation’s immigration policy.
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.
Labor and religious leaders marched for immigration reform and held a public foot washing at the downtown federal building Thursday to celebrate legendary leader Cesar Chavez, marking the 20th anniversary of the popular Chavez march.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is forming a new issues advocacy group to promote immigration reform, education and other policies aimed at growing the economy.
For the first time in decades, Santa Clara County Supervisors plan to take up immigration reform. The hotly debated topic is slated for discussion Tuesday.
A new poll finds that Californians are more optimistic about the future of the state than at any time since before the recession.
Talk of sweeping immigration reform on Capitol Hill is being cheered by day laborers in Silicon Valley, although there are still concerns about the nuts and bolts of the proposal.
Now that President Barack Obama has named immigration reform one of his top priorities this year, some technology giants of Silicon Valley plan to press for changes that would help them bring more skilled workers to the U.S.