The rumor spread like wildfire via phone calls, text messages and social media postings and has persisted now for more than three weeks: Immigration agents are rounding up unauthorized workers in Central California farming communities.
Demonstrators were marching in the Bay Area as several rallies across California pushed for a change in the nation’s immigration policy.
A new poll finds that nine in 10 California voters support allowing illegal immigrants who have been in the country for several years to stay and become citizens if they have a job, learn English and pay any back taxes they may owe.
Federal authorities say three illegal immigrants have been charged with operating five Central Valley brothels that used other illegal immigrants as prostitutes.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Friday hailed her city’s first step in issuing municipal identification cards as an important step in “fighting for more equity and justice in our country and having a more perfect union.”
A California study says unlicensed drivers are the most hazardous motorists on the road.
Gov. Jerry Brown may have approved a bill allowing some illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses, but it wasn’t good enough for some immigrant advocates.
Some illegal immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Santa Clara County is the most recent agency to explore issuing government ID cards, those that are targeted specifically for people who often have trouble obtaining other government-issued identification.
Consulates from several Latin American countries are visiting San Francisco for Labor Rights Week which largely focuses on undocumented immigrants and protecting them from unsafe working conditions.