Immigration

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

Dried mud and the remnants of a marina is seen at the New Melones Lake reservoir which is now at less than 20 percent capacity as a severe drought continues to affect California on May 24, 2015.  California has recently announced sweeping statewide water restrictions for the first time in history in order to combat the region's devastating drought, the worst since records began.          AFP PHOTO/ MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocates Blame California’s Drought On Abortion, Immigration & Meat

The state’s historic four-year dry spell has brought with it a flurry of finger-pointing. Now advocates, noting how California’s water shortage ranks as the top public concern, are invoking the drought to bolster their own causes.

06/18/2015

(CBS SF)

San Jose Approves First-Ever Office Of Immigrant Affairs Called Unnecessary By Some

San Francisco and Los Angeles both have one, and now San Jose is getting its own first-ever Office of Immigrant Affairs.

06/12/2015

Medi-cal

California A Step Closer To Extending Health Care For Illegal Immigrant Children

The California Senate has approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally.

06/02/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Camp Child Molestation Suspect Known As ‘Papa Bear’ Investigated By Feds For Months, Had Deportation Amnesty

The Santa Clara County science camp counselor charged with child molestation had been the focus of a federal investigation into child exploitation months before his arrest – and was able to kept his work permit issued through a program for immigrants brought illegally into the country despite the probe.

05/22/2015

Students Rising Above

San Rafael Student’s Journey To Graduation Began In Guatemala With Her Mother’s Murder

Deborah “Gaby” Gonzalez is set to begin classes at Brandeis University this fall but her remarkable story began in poverty and violence in her native Guatemala.

05/08/2015

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