U.S. Citizenship

Website advertising "birth tourism" in the Bay Area. (CBS)

Women From China, Taiwan Pay $30,000 To Give Birth In Bay Area, Get U.S. Citizenship For Child

A growing number of women from China and Taiwan are coming to the Bay Area to have their babies and get U.S. Citizenship for their children. So-called “maternity homes” have popped up in Foster City, Fremont, and San Jose.


Suke Haan Yu Cheng (L) and her daughter Wendy Tan (R) at Cheng's U.S. citizenship swearing-in ceremony, December 3, 2013. (Melissa Culross/CBS)

100-Year-Old Fremont Woman Becomes U.S. Citizen

Suke Haan Yu Cheng came to the United States in 2004 and just this week, the 100-year-old Fremont woman became a U.S. citizen.


Immigrant familes and supporters of their cause, hold banners and shout slogans while marching in front of US Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein's office on March 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California at the launch of a caravan tour called 'Our Golden Promise - Keeping California Familes Together.' Familes from Northern and Southern California will join the caravan and hold various community rallies along the way sharing stories on how the nation's immigration system is breaking apart families and communities. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco DA Warns Latino Community Of Fraudulent Immigration Services

An increasing number of people in San Francisco’s Latino community are being victimized by individuals providing fraudulent immigration services, but the city’s district attorney is starting a public awareness campaign.


Ballot machine (CBS)

Santa Clara County Pushing Citizenship To Increase Voter Rolls

Santa Clara County officials claim that close to 200,000 people who are eligible have not naturalized, reducing the pool of individuals who have a voice in the political system.


Immigration. (AP)

San Jose Man Gets 3 Years For Lying On Citizenship Form

A San Jose man is spending the first days of a three-year prison sentence for lying on a naturalization form.

CBS San Francisco–04/12/2011

UC Berkeley

Undocumented Cal Student Reflects On DREAM Defeat

The Senate’s block of the procedural vote on the DREAM Act has the future of young illegal immigrants looking to gain citizenship status in the U.S. very much in doubt.



Rally For Dream Act At San Francisco’s Mission High

Congress is expected to vote sometime this week on a bill that would expedite U.S. citizenship for students who are in this country illegally.