California Bill Aims To Protect Undocumented Immigrants From Workplace RaidsReports of federal agents raiding workplaces in search of undocumented immigrants has California legislators proposing a new law.
San Francisco Mayor OKs Funding For Immigrant Legal DefenseSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has signed off on a plan to provide some funding for legal defense to immigrants through the public defender’s office, albeit at a far lower level than advocates had initially hoped for.
Millions Targeted For Possible Deportation Under Trump RulesMillions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration.
Trump DHS Weighed Using National Guard For Immigration RoundupsThe Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.
BART Considers ‘Sanctuary In Transit’ PolicyBART is looking into the proposal that would protect undocumented riders from federal immigration officials.
Trump on 60 Minutes Says He Will Soon Deport Millions of 'Criminal' ImmigrantsPresident-elect Donald Trump tells Lesley Stahl on CBS 60 Minutes that 2 to 3 million of the undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are “criminal” and pledges to deport or incarcerate them.
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.
University Of California Unveils $8M Plan For Undocumented StudentsUniversity of California system president Janet Napolitano unveiled a multi-year commitment to help undocumented students.
Covered California May Soon Be Open To Undocumented ImmigrantsThere's a move underway in Sacramento to allow the state's undocumented immigrants to get health insurance through Covered California.
Build Wall Around California If Trump Is Elected, Gov. Brown JokesGov. Jerry Brown weighed in on the 2016 presidential race Monday, mocking Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall on the border between the U.S. and Mexico.
Police Sergeant Faces Prison In Car Towing Scheme Targeting Poor LatinosA former King City police sergeant pleaded no contest Thursday to charges in a car towing scheme he led that largely victimized low-income Hispanics, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
Measuring Undocumented Immigrants' Huge Potential Tax Contributions In CaliforniaCalifornia could receive almost $500 million more per year in tax revenue, more than any other state in the nation, if full legal status was granted for all its undocumented immigrants, a new report estimates.