Some California farmers fear President Obama’s action on immigration policy could create a shortage of workers and devastate the state’s $46 billion agricultural industry.
California Growers Fear Pres. Obama’s Executive Action On Immigration Will Intensify Farm Labor Shortage
Thousands of the state’s farm workers, who make up a significant portion of those who will benefit, may choose to leave the uncertainty of their seasonal jobs for steady, year-around work.
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Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill for President Barack Obama’s signature late Saturday night after a day of Senate intrigue capped by a failed, largely symbolic Republican challenge to the administration’s new immigration policy.
The University of California is planning to offer legal services at six campuses to students who are living in the U.S. illegally or have parents who might be eligible for deportation relief under President Barack Obama’s new immigration order, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Friday.
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.
Undocumented immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area will be watching closely as President Obama unveils his plan to let them stay.
California’s Department of Motor Vehicles is expanding office hours as it prepares to issue an expected 1.4 million licenses to people in the country illegally.
With more than half a million legal permanent residents calling the Bay Area home, high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are leading the charge on helping their green-card holding employees achieve citizenship.