Immigration

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San Francisco Joins Neighboring Counties In Suspending Undocumented Immigrant Jail Holds

San Francisco has stopped honoring detention requests for suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining most other Bay Area counties in suspending the controversial practice, Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announced Thursday.

05/29/2014

Screen shot of a television ad from Californians for Population Stabilization. (CAPS.org)

Earth Day TV Ad Links Immigration-Driven Population Growth To California’s Environmental Woes

An advocacy group dedicated to limiting immigration to California has unveiled a controversial TV ad linking mass immigration to the state’s environmental issues.

04/23/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the 2013 America Bar Association (ABA) annual meeting on August 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The ABA honored Hillary Clinton with its highest honor, the ABA Medal. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Talks Tech In Bay Area Visit, Admits Mulling 2016 Presidential Run

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded college-based training programs for U.S. workers.

04/08/2014

Supporters of immigration reform gather in San Francisco on the National Day for Dignity and Respect."

AP Report: California Immigrant Deportations Plummet After TRUST Act

Far fewer immigrants arrested by California law enforcement are being turned over to federal authorities for deportation since a new state law went into effect in January.

04/06/2014

Immigration, generic, illegal immigration, ICE, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

23 Arrested For Blocking Downtown San Francisco Street During Immigration Rally

Twenty-three people were arrested at a deportation and immigrant rights rally in downtown San Francisco Friday, according to police.

04/04/2014

Women participate in a month-long hunger strike to push for immigration reform. (KCBS)

San Francisco Women Participate In Month-Long Hunger Strike To Push For Immigration Reform

A couple dozen women in San Francisco’s Mission District participating in a national month-long hunger strike began fasting Thursday to push lawmakers to act on comprehensive U.S. immigration reform and to stop deportations, activists said.

04/03/2014

(CBS)

Businesses Back Push Full Citizenship For Silicon Valley Green Card Holders

The path to citizenship for green card holders in Silicon Valley may become easier as a number of Silicon Valley companies announced on Monday that they are getting directly involved in helping eligible employees become citizens—for free.

03/18/2014

President Obama during a meeting with Congressional leaders. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

President’s Proposed Budget Includes Cash For California Infrastructure, Drought

President Barack Obama proposed an almost $4 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that includes a few nuggets for California, but it also cuts money the Golden State had been counting on.

03/04/2014

Protesters at UC President Janet Napolitano's visit to UC Berkeley on February 13, 2014. (CBS/Doug Sovern)

Protesters Greet UC President Janet Napolitano On Visit To Berkeley Campus

It was the last stop for Napolitano on her UC campus listening tour.

02/13/2014

Immigration, generic, illegal immigration, ICE, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

ICE To Limit Use Of Shackles At San Francisco Immigration Court

A proposed legal settlement calls for federal authorities to limit the use of shackles on immigrants who appear before immigration judges.

01/22/2014

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