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San Francisco City Hall (credit: HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Allocates $2.1M To Legal Aid For Unaccompanied Minors, Families Facing Deportation

About a dozen children attended the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday afternoon thanking the supervisors for passing an ordinance Tuesday devoting more than $2.1 million over the next two years to legal services for unaccompanied minors and families without representation who face deportation to Central America.

09/16/2014

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

Mi Pueblo Grocery Chain Launches Initiative To Raise Funds For Undocumented Minors

Mi Pueblo Foods is leading a new effort in Silicon Valley to raise funds for legal representation of undocumented minors detained at the U.S. border.

09/09/2014

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California Lawmakers Target Immigrant Driver’s License Scams

Legislation sent to the governor’s desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver’s licenses.

08/19/2014

Dave Cortese, candidate for San Jose Mayor. (CBS)

Santa Clara County Official Looks To Invite Undocumented Immigrant Children To Silicon Valley

While some Southwestern communities have seen protests against undocumented immigrant children being placed in their towns, Santa Clara County officials want to invite some of those children to come to the Silicon Valley.

07/27/2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was raised by his grandparents in Mountain View. Vargas has recently revealed that he is an undocumented immigrant. (YouTube / Define American)

Bay Area Journalist, Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Detained By Border Patrol In Texas

A journalist and immigrant rights advocate with Bay Area ties, who has lived and worked illegally in the U.S. for years, was released after being detained by the Border Patrol in Texas on Tuesday.

07/15/2014

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Alameda County Will No Longer Hold Undocumented Immigrants In Jail

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office will no longer honor requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining a growing wave of backlash against the controversial policy.

05/22/2014

Screen shot of a television ad from Californians for Population Stabilization. (CAPS.org)

Earth Day TV Ad Links Immigration-Driven Population Growth To California’s Environmental Woes

An advocacy group dedicated to limiting immigration to California has unveiled a controversial TV ad linking mass immigration to the state’s environmental issues.

04/23/2014

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

Woman Allegedly Raped By SJ Police Officer Was In Country Illegally

New details are emerging from the investigation into a San Jose police officer who has been charged with raping a woman in a hotel, including that the victim was in the country illegally.

03/13/2014

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

Protesters Seek New UC President’s Ouster Over Immigration Stand

University of California President Janet Napolitano’s first regents’ meeting as head of the system drew about 100 protesters in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding she be removed from the post.

11/12/2013

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Immigrants Eager To Get Licenses, Gov. Brown Expected To Sign Bill

To get the driver’s licenses they’ve long sought, immigrants living in California illegally will have to do something many have long resisted: publicly identify themselves.

09/13/2013

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