Immigration

Crime scene at Pier 14 following the fatal shooting of Kathryn Steinle (CBS SF)

Bullet That Killed Kate Steinle In SF Pier Shooting Appears To Have Ricocheted

The bullet that killed a young San Francisco woman may have ricocheted before striking her in the back while she was sightseeing with her father along the city’s popular waterfront, a ballistic expert testified Wednesday.

08/26/2015

Kate Steinle, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez (Family photo/CBS)

Undocumented Immigrant Makes Court Appearance In Shooting Death Of Woman On San Francisco’s Waterfront

An undocumented immigrant suspected of fatally shooting a 32-year-old San Francisco woman in broad daylight at the San Francisco waterfront last month attended his preliminary hearing Tuesday.

08/25/2015

Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Fires Back At Trump’s Proposed Immigration Plan For Workers With H-1B Visas

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposed immigration plan for workers with H-1B visas is not getting any likes from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

08/22/2015

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seal hangs on a wall at the headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Immigration Agents Capture 5 Alleged Human Rights Violators Hiding Out In Bay Area

Federal agents arrested 50 international fugitives nationwide this week, including five from the Bay Area, accused of committing heinous human violations in their home countries.

08/14/2015

Republican presidential candidates arrive on stage for the Republican presidential debate on August 6, 2015 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. From left are:  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie;  Florida Sen. Marco Rubio;  retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; real estate magnate Donald Trump; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.  AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Candidates Discuss Kate Steinle’s Death, Sanctuary City Policy In Thursday’s Debate

Republicans running for president discussed the topic of sanctuary cities and the death of Pleasanton resident Kate Steinle as they faced off for the first debate of the 2016 election cycle.

08/07/2015

A well-wisher drops off flowers at the site where 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle was killed on July 6, 2015 in San Francisco, California. According to police, Steinle was shot and killed by Francisco Sanchez as she walked with her father on San Francisco's Pier 14 on July 1. Sanchez had been previously deported five times.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawsuits, Not Moral Obligation, Driving Some ‘Sanctuary Cities’ To Protect Undocumented Immigrants

The term ‘sanctuary city’ has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities.

07/24/2015

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House Passes Bill To Block Funding For Cities That Shield Undocumented Immigrants With Criminal Convictions

The House has approved legislation aimed at punishing so-called “sanctuary cities” like San Francisco that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

07/23/2015

The White House in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.  (Getty Images)

White House Threatens To Veto Bill That Would Crack Down On Sanctuary Cities

An Obama administration statement says the legislation being voted on Thursday would threaten civil rights by allowing law enforcement officials to gather immigration status information from any person at any time.

07/23/2015

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (Archdiocese of San Francisco)

SF Archbishop: Pier 14 Shooting Should Not Be Used For Punishing Minorities, Political Gain

In his first statement on the Pier 14 shooting, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone asked elected officials Monday to refrain from politicizing the “senseless killing” of a 31-year-old Pleasanton woman.

07/20/2015

Kate Steinle, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez (Family photo/CBS)

Family Of Pier 14 Shooting Victim To Speak At U.S. Senate Judiciary Meeting On Immigration Issues

Family members of a woman shot to death on San Francisco’s waterfront earlier this month allegedly at the hands of a Mexican national with multiple deportations will speak at a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.

07/20/2015

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