When Oakland begins issuing municipal identification cards on Feb. 1 it will help residents without legal immigration status and also help fight crime, Mayor Jean Quan and Councilman Ignacio De La Fuente said Wednesday.
The University of California, Berkeley says a $1 million gift will help provide scholarships to nearly 200 students who are illegal immigrants.
Labor groups and immigrant rights activists are planning a San Jose protest Thursday following the decision by Northern California’s largest Latino market chain to begin using an employment eligibility verification system.
Jesus Navarro needs a transplant. He has insurance, and his wife wants to donate a kidney, but University of California, San Francisco won’t do the transplant.
Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a gang member accused of murdering a father and his two sons in San Francisco nearly four years ago, a case which sparked intense debate over the city’s sanctuary policy toward undocumented juvenile offenders.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who grew up in the Bay Area made a startling admission, outing himself as an undocumented worker.
San Jose police officers need to focus on building relationships with the communities they patrol rather than indiscriminately enforcing federal immigration laws, Police Chief Chris Moore said Thursday.