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Immigration

Sen. Feinstein

Feinstein Wants To Stop Immigration Audits On California Farms

Citing a labor shortage on California farms, Sen. Dianne Feinstein has asked the Department of Homeland Security to focus immigration enforcement efforts on violent criminals instead.

09/06/2013

Alex Aldana is arrested by University of California police officers after he protested against the nomination of Janet Napolitano, the Department of Homeland Security secretary, to head up the UC system during the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today on whether Napolitano will be the next president of the UC system. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Protesters Disrupt Meeting As Napolitano Confirmed As 1st Female UC President

Outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was confirmed Thursday as the next president of the University of California amid protests both outside and inside the meeting.

07/18/2013

Demonstrators seeking change in immigration policy march on May Day in Los Angeles, California, May 01, 2013. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Latinos, Whites Hit Population Parity In California

State demographers estimate that whites and Latinos are now an equal share of California’s population, with Latinos poised to become a plurality by early next year.

07/01/2013

Alfonso Garcia (left) appearing with his husband Brian Willingham. Garcia was facing deportation to Mexico before the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. (CBS)

Orinda Man Avoids Deportation After DOMA Struck Down

An East Bay man will be allowed to stay with his husband and avoid deportation, after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) this week.

06/27/2013

Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Optimistic About Congress Passing Immigration Reform

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said in San Francisco Friday she was optimistic that Congress could soon pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill.

06/21/2013

Student's in Rodrigo Guzman's fourth grade class in Berkeley rally to bring him back to the United States. (CBS News)

Berkeley 4th Graders Rally To Bring Deported Classmate Home

No matter how you feel about the immigration debate in America, there is no debate about how significantly current policies can affect some of the youngest members of society.

06/14/2013

Pitcher Sergio Romo #54 of the San Francisco Giants runs along the parade route during the San Francisco Giants World Series victory parade on October 31, 2012 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants’ Romo Joins Dream Act Campaign For Immigration Reform

San Francisco Giants star pitcher Sergio Romo has joined an online effort in support of giving undocumented youth a chance to earn U.S. citizenship.

06/05/2013

San Francisco City Hall

SF Supes Urge Congress To Include Same-Sex Couples In Immigration Bill

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a resolution on Tuesday urging the inclusion of same-sex couples in any immigration bill as a message to Congress.

06/04/2013

People watch a traditional lion dance in front of a bank on the first day of Chinese New Year on January 29, 2006 in Chinatown, San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Concerns In SF Chinatown Over Immigration Reform

A coalition of local organizations have aligned themselves against a part of the federal immigration reform proposal that would change the existing family reunion program.

05/30/2013

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California May Soon Give Driver Licenses To Those In U.S. Illegally

The measure from Democratic Assemblyman Luis Alejo of Watsonville would allow those without a Social Security number to apply for a driver license.

05/29/2013

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