Sanctuary City

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.
Plaque Remembering Kate Steinle To Be Installed At San Francisco’s Pier 14Mayor Ed Lee wants to put up a memorial to Kate Steinle, the woman who was allegedly shot and killed by an undocumented immigrant on Pier 14 earlier this year.
GOP Candidates Discuss Kate Steinle's Death, Sanctuary City Policy In Thursday's DebateRepublicans running for president discussed the topic of sanctuary cities and the death of Pleasanton resident Kate Steinle as they faced off for the first debate of the 2016 election cycle.
Lawsuits, Not Moral Obligation, Driving Some 'Sanctuary Cities' To Protect Undocumented ImmigrantsThe term 'sanctuary city' has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities.
House Passes Bill To Block Funding For Cities That Shield Undocumented Immigrants With Criminal ConvictionsThe House has approved legislation aimed at punishing so-called "sanctuary cities" like San Francisco that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
White House Threatens To Veto Bill That Would Crack Down On Sanctuary CitiesAn Obama administration statement says the legislation being voted on Thursday would threaten civil rights by allowing law enforcement officials to gather immigration status information from any person at any time.
Father Of Pier 14 Shooting Victim Asks Congress For Legislation To 'Take These Undocumented Immigrants Off Ours Streets'The family of a California woman shot and killed while walking along a San Francisco pier told Congress Tuesday they support changing the laws that allowed her alleged killer to remain in the United States despite being deported several times.
Family Of Pier 14 Shooting Victim To Speak At U.S. Senate Judiciary Meeting On Immigration IssuesFamily members of a woman shot to death on San Francisco’s waterfront earlier this month allegedly at the hands of a Mexican national with multiple deportations will speak at a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.
SF Supervisor Labeled 'Pinhead' By Anchor After 'Fox Is Not Real News' CommentsA San Francisco supervisor has been labeled a 'pinhead' by conservative talk host Bill O'Reilly after refusing to talk to talk to a reporter dispatched to San Francisco to explore the city's sanctuary city policy in the wake of the Pier 14 killing of
Parents Of Woman Killed On SF Pier Want Stricter Punishment For Illegal ImmigrantsThe parents of a woman shot to death on a San Francisco pier are supporting a proposed law to deal with deported immigrants who come back to the U.S.
As San Francisco's Sanctuary City Status Comes Under Fire, A Petition To Amend Law Gains SupportThe shooting death of a 32-year-old woman at a San Francisco pier last week renewed a debate over the city's sanctuary city policy.
Family Of Pier 14 Shooting Victim Raises Over $35K For CharityThe family of a woman who was fatally shot at San Francisco's Pier 14 last week is seeking donations through the GoFundMe website.