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.
An advocacy group dedicated to limiting immigration to California has unveiled a controversial TV ad linking mass immigration to the state’s environmental issues.
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.
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.
Twenty-three people were arrested at a deportation and immigrant rights rally in downtown San Francisco Friday, according to police.
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.
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.
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.
It was the last stop for Napolitano on her UC campus listening tour.
A proposed legal settlement calls for federal authorities to limit the use of shackles on immigrants who appear before immigration judges.