Family Of San Francisco Pier Shooting Victim Files Lawsuit Against CityThe family of Kate Steinle, a woman shot and killed on San Francisco’s Pier 14 last July, Friday filed a federal lawsuit against city and federal officials alleging that a series of policy failures and negligent acts led to her death.
San Francisco Tweaks Sanctuary City Law To Remove Convicted Violent CriminalsSan Francisco leaders have retained strict protections for people who are in the country undocumented, with clarifications.
San Francisco Supes To Debate 'Sanctuary City' ChangesSan Francisco officials plan to take another run at clarifying the city's controversial protections for people in the country illegally.
San Francisco's Sanctuary City Controversy Flares Up AgainSan Francisco officials are considering a proposal that would clarify the guidelines under which federal deportation authorities could be contacted.
Proposed Changes Take San Francisco's Sanctuary City Law Even FurtherA supervisor’s committee in San Francisco is set to consider proposed legislation Thursday that could make the city’s controversial sanctuary city law even stricter.
SF Law Enforcement Possibly Violated City Policies By Leading ICE To Undocumented ManSan Francisco police said Friday they are investigating to determine if city policies limiting communication with immigration authorities were violated following an incident in which an undocumented man was taken into custody while trying to retrieve a recovered stolen car.
Man Accused In San Francisco Pier 14 Shooting Seeks Dismissal Of Murder ChargesA Mexican national accused of fatally shooting a woman on San Francisco’s Pier 14 over the summer is seeking to have murder charges filed against him dismissed on the grounds that the shooting was accidental.
SF's New Sheriff Will Instruct Deputies To Communicate With Immigration OfficialsVicki Hennessy Thursday said that after winning the race for San Francisco Sheriff one of her first orders of business will be to instruct sheriff’s deputies to communicate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials on a case-by-case basis.
Feinstein, Cruz Exchange Heated Words Over China, Sanctuary CitiesRepublican presidential candidate Ted Cruz and five-term Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein engaged in a heated exchange on the Senate floor on Wednesday over "sanctuary cities" that shield residents from federal immigration authorities.
San Francisco Considering Changes To Sanctuary City Policy On ImmigrationSan Francisco supervisors are trying to decide whether to continue a policy that prevents cooperation with federal immigration authorities that gained attention when a man in the U.S. illegally killed a woman on a city pier.
Domestic Violence Victims Urge SF To Opt Out Of Undocumented Immigrant Custody ProgramImmigrant survivors of domestic violence and their supporters gathered in San Francisco Tuesday to urge the city to opt out of a federal program that could lead to the transfer of immigrants with criminal records from local law enforcement custody to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
San Francisco Supervisor Reaffirms Sanctuary City Status As Vital For Protecting ImmigrantsSupervisor David Campos Tuesday called on San Francisco officials to reaffirm the city's status as a Sanctuary City despite a recent outcry over a fatal shooting by an undocumented immigrant who was released from custody instead of being turned over to immigration authorities.