Escape: Chinese Dissident's Family Makes Harrowing Journey To Bay AreaThe pregnant wife of a prominent Chinese dissident has arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area with her 4-year-old son to live for at least one year as refugees.
Bay Area Organizations Help Refugees Access Free, Online EducationsRefugees offered free online courses through Coursera via Stanford University, the University of California, and other major universities around the world.
Berkeley Coffee Shop To Give Refugees Barista TrainingA new coffee shop opening this summer in Berkeley aims to train, hire, and assist refugees resettling in the Bay Area.
Terror-Related Arrests In Sacramento, Houston Refuel Refugee DebateTwo Iraqi-born men who came to the United States as refugees have been arrested on terrorism-related charges by federal authorities who allege one traveled to Syria to fight with terrorists in the civil war and the other provided support to the Islamic State group.
Gov. Brown Vows To Ensure Syrian Refugees Coming To California 'Fully Vetted' Following Paris AttacksCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown says he’ll work closely with President Barack Obama to ensure any Syrian refugees coming to California are “fully vetted in a sophisticated and utterly reliable way.”
Oakland Woman Helps Refugees Navigate Life In AmericaRefugees from Burma can find it difficult to navigate life in the Bay Area. Without English skills, they often can't drive, pay bills, find a doctor, or even call 911. Some say they would be lost without the compassion of this week's Jefferson Award winner.
Pan Am Stewardesses Recall Last Flight Out Of Vietnam, 40 Years After Fall Of Saigon40 years ago, a heroic mission unfolded at Tan Son Nhut Air Base near Saigon, a few days before the North Vietnamese army and the Viet Cong took over South Vietnam on April 30, 1975.
KCBS In Depth: Amid Border Crisis, Immigration Judge Says More Staff And Resources Are Needed In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro interview Federal San Francisco immigration Judge Dana Leigh Marks who says the Justice Department needs to fully fund and staff the immigration courts, and that Congress needs to finally address immigration policy.
Protesters In Oakland Call On President Obama To Let Thousands Of Undocumented Children Stay In U.S.A vocal group of protesters gathered outside the Federal Building in Oakland, urging President Obama not to deport immigrant children back to Central America.
Myanmar Refugees Flock To East OaklandMyanmar - formerly known as Burma - has been at civil war for 60 years, but it’s only been in recent years that the U.S. instituted a policy of accepting its refugees. 400 hundred such refugees now live in east Oakland.
Berkeley May Welcome Freed Guantanamo DetaineesThe Berkeley City Council plans to vote next week on a resolution inviting a few Guantanamo Bay detainees who have been cleared of wrong-doing to resettle in the East Bay city.