Immigration

Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman Loera aka "el Chapo Guzman" (C), is escorted by marines as he is presented to the press on February 22, 2014 in Mexico City.   (ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Seizes Upon Prison Escape Of Mexico’s Most Powerful Drug Lord To Bolster Immigration Stance

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is using the escape of Mexico’s most notorious drug kingpin to bolster his arguments about illegal immigration.

07/13/2015

Donald Trump Is Running For President

Trump: ‘If I Get The Nomination, I Will Win The Hispanic Vote!’

Donald Trump is still getting a lot of heat for linking undocumented immigrants to rapists and murderers in the U.S., but the GOP candidate says he thinks he can get Latinos to vote for him anyway.

07/11/2015

Sheriff Ross Mirkirimi held a press conference on July 10 about the release of the alleged shooter Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez. (CBS SF)

SF Sheriff: Feds ‘Bear The Responsibility’ For Release Of Pier 14 Shooting Suspect

San Francisco’s sheriff is defending the release of a Mexican immigrant who later was accused of randomly killing a young woman, saying federal authorities failed to provide legal basis to continue to hold him.

07/10/2015

Father Cameron Faller (C), associate pastor at the Church of the Epiphany, and Julio Escobar (L) with the Archdiocese of San Francisco Restorative Justice Ministry conduct a prayer service at the site where 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle was killed on July 6, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

TIMELINE: How San Francisco Became A Sanctuary City For Undocumented Immigrants

For more than two decades, San Francisco has been considered a sanctuary for people in the U.S. illegally — a complicated policy politicians and law enforcement officials have continually debated.

07/08/2015

Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez

Former ICE Head: Sheriff ‘Just Making Excuses’ In Fatal Shooting Of Woman On San Francisco Pier

A former Immigration and Customs Enforcement official has launched the latest salvo in the finger-pointing war over the case of the illegal immigrant who allegedly shot and killed a woman at San Francisco Pier 14.

07/07/2015

Miss Universe 2014 Colombia's Paulina Vega (L) helps Miss Indonesia 2015, Central Javanese Anindya Kusuma Putri (R), with her crown during the grand final of the Miss Indonesia 2015 beauty contest in Jakarta on February 20, 2015. (BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Miss Universe Who Condemned Trump’s Remarks About Immigrants Says She’s Not A ‘Hypocrite’ For Keeping Her Crown

Trump tweeted: “Miss Universe, Paulina Vega, criticized me for telling the truth about illegal immigration, but then said she would keep the crown — Hypocrite.”

07/06/2015

Father Cameron Faller (C), associate pastor at the Church of the Epiphany, and Julio Escobar (L) with the Archdiocese of San Francisco Restorative Justice Ministry conduct a prayer service at the site where 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle was killed on July 6, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Says Sanctuary Law Never Intended To Protect Repeat, Violent Felons

The Mayor of San Francisco is calling for an investigation of how suspected killer Francisco Sanchez was set free under the city’s immigrant sanctuary law.

07/06/2015

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

Fatal Pier 14 Shooting Reignites Debate Over San Francisco’s Sanctuary City Status For Undocumented Immigrants

The man charged with killing a 32-year-old woman on San Francisco’s waterfront is calling national attention to San Francisco’s status as a sanctuary city.

07/06/2015

Donald Trump Is Running For President

GOP Candidate Jeb Bush ‘Personally Offended’ By Trump’s Remarks About Mexican Immigrants

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he is personally offended by rival Donald Trump’s recent remarks about Mexico and immigrants. Bush’s wife was born in Mexico.

07/04/2015

Francisco Sanchez (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Woman At SF Pier 14 Had Been Deported 5 Times

The man arrested in the shooting death of a woman who was walking along San Francisco’s Embarcadero with her family is an undocumented immigrant who had previously been deported five times, according to federal officials.

07/03/2015

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