Senate Bill Proposes Detained Immigrants Be Guaranteed Access To AttorneysSen. Kamala Harris introduced a bill guaranteeing access to an attorney for immigrants and refugees detained entering the U.S.
California Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Help RefugeesCalifornia lawmakers want to make the state a more welcoming place for refugees.
Alameda County Approves $750K To Defend Immigrants, RefugeesThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved $750,000 in funding for support and defense of immigrant and refugee populations Tuesday.
Dept. Of Justice Appeals Judge's Order To Block Travel BanThe Justice Department has asked a federal appeals court to set aside a judge's order that temporarily blocked the Trump administration's ban on immigration to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Ellen DeGeneres Uses 'Finding Dory' Plot To Criticize Trump OrderDeGeneres has used "Finding Dory" to illustrate her stance on President Donald Trump's recent executive order on immigration and refugees....
US Official: 872 Refugees To Be Allowed In Despite Trump OrderA senior U.S. official says 872 refugees will be allowed into the United States this week despite the Trump administration executive order suspending the U.S. refugees program.
Starbucks Pledges To Hire 10,000 Refugees In Response To Trump OrderStarbucks says it will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, a response to President Donald Trump's indefinite suspension of Syrian refugees and temporary travel bans that apply to six other Muslim-majority nations.
Google Raises Money For Immigrant Rights Groups Over Trump BanGoogle has created a crisis fund that could raise up to $4 million for four immigrant rights organizations.
Trump Intends To Stop Accepting Syrian RefugeesA draft executive order obtained by The Associated Press shows that President Donald Trump intends to stop accepting Syrian refugees.
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.