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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers a keynote during the Facebook f8 Developer Conference at the San Francisco Design Center in San Francisco on September 22, 2011. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO’s New Political Group Targets Immigration, Education

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley leaders have formally launched a political group aimed at revamping immigration policy, boosting education and encouraging investment in scientific research.

04/11/2013

Tens of thousands of immigration reform supporters march in the 'Rally for Citizenship' on the West Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on April 10, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Reform Activists Rally In Bay Area, Nationwide

Demonstrators were marching in the Bay Area as several rallies across California pushed for a change in the nation’s immigration policy.

04/10/2013

Mexican-American farm workers harvest broccoli March 12, 2009 near El Centro, California.(David McNew/Getty Images)

Sen. Feinstein: Immigration Deal For Agricultural Workers Reached

California Senator Dianne Feinstein said Tuesday a tentative agreement has been reached to end a dispute over agriculture workers that has been part of negotiations on a sweeping immigration overhaul.

04/09/2013

Uber offices in San Francisco. (CBS)

Visa Lottery May Limit Bay Area Companies Hiring Foreign Workers

Demand for H-1B visas for highly-skilled workers is so high this year that the government announced Friday it will be issuing the visas by lottery.

04/06/2013

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (AP)

Pelosi To ‘Fight’ For Gun Control, Predicts DOMA Defeat & Immigration Reform

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) predicted a high court victory for same-sex marriage, signaled the passage of immigration reform efforts soon and promised a tough fight to ensure a federal background check is required for all gun purchases.

03/28/2013

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg To Push Immigration Reform

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is forming a new issues advocacy group to promote immigration reform, education and other policies aimed at growing the economy.

03/25/2013

Project Blueseed. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Propose Startup Colony On International Waters

Citing a shortage of work visas, two Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are floating the idea of a high-tech colony where immigration laws don’t apply.

03/14/2013

Santa Clara County Seal

Immigration Reform On The Agenda For Santa Clara County Supervisors

For the first time in decades, Santa Clara County Supervisors plan to take up immigration reform. The hotly debated topic is slated for discussion Tuesday.

02/25/2013

Immigrants wait for their citizenship interviews at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) district office. (John Moore/Getty Images)

California Voters Overwhelmingly Back Citizenship For Illegal Immigrants

A new poll finds that nine in 10 California voters support allowing illegal immigrants who have been in the country for several years to stay and become citizens if they have a job, learn English and pay any back taxes they may owe.

02/22/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Californians Upbeat Over Future, Budget Plan

A new poll finds that Californians are more optimistic about the future of the state than at any time since before the recession.

01/31/2013

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