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Most New California Licenses Going To Undocumented Immigrants

After a new law went into effect in January, more than half of all new driver’s licenses issued in California this year have gone to people who are in the country illegally, the state said Friday.

07/17/2015

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Dead Cat Tied To 10-Pound Weight Found In SF Bay During Pier 14 Shooting Investigation

San Francisco Animal Control Officers arrested a man on animal cruelty charges after police found a dead cat in the San Francisco Bay during a homicide investigation at Pier 14.

07/16/2015

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

Activists Rally In SF To Counter Anti-Immigration Sentiment Following Pier Shooting

Dozens of protesters gathered in San Francisco Tuesday to identify solutions in response to anti-immigration sentiments spurred by the shooting death of a woman on July 1 on a San Francisco pier allegedly by an undocumented immigrant from Mexico with a history of felony convictions and who had been deported five times after repeatedly entering the U.S. illegally.

07/14/2015

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Parents Of Woman Killed On SF Pier Want Stricter Punishment For Illegal Immigrants

The parents of a woman shot to death on a San Francisco pier are supporting a proposed law to deal with deported immigrants who come back to the U.S.

07/14/2015

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Concord Woman Gets Prison Time For Fabricating Dozens Of Asylum Applications

Federal officials say a Concord woman who submitted fraudulent asylum applications has been sentenced to six months in prison.

07/14/2015

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

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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

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