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Calif. Immigrant Advocates Say Licenses Not Enough, Blast Brown Vetoes

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.

10/01/2012

A car arrives at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Driver Licenses For Some Illegal Immigrants

Some illegal immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.

10/01/2012

(CBS)

Santa Clara County Explores Issuing Government ID Cards

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.

09/12/2012

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Labor Rights Week Targets Bay Area Immigrant Workers

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.

08/27/2012

Signage is seen at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (David McNew/Getty Images)

Paperwork Will Create Lengthy Process For Illegal Immigrants Seeking California Driver’s Licenses

Thousands of undocumented immigrants eligible to receive California driver’s licenses under the president’s deferred action program are being told the process could take several months.

08/23/2012

Immigration activists gather in front of the White House to celebrate the Obama Administration's announcement about deportation of illegal immigrants June 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama said the administration will stop deporting undocumented immigrants who had come to the U.S. when they were at a young age. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Boxer Backs Obama’s Deferred Action Program For Childhood Immigrants

California Sen. Barbara Boxer is backing the president’s immigration deferral policy which could impact the lives of almost two million young people living in the U.S. illegally. They could potentially extend their stay in the country for two years starting Wednesday.

08/15/2012

(CBS)

Bay Area Restaurant Owner Gets Prison Term For Hiring Illegal Immigrants

The owner of a San Francisco Bay area restaurant chain has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for hiring illegal immigrants.

04/27/2012

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Supreme Court Upholds California Law On Immigrant College Tuition Fees

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday left in place a California law that allows undocumented immigrants who attended state high schools to pay in-state fees instead of higher nonresident tuition at public colleges.

CBS San Francisco–06/06/2011

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