Appeal Judges Reject US Government Assertion That Detained Immigrant Kids Don't Need SoapA panel of judges has dismissed an appeal by the U.S. government contending that detained immigrant children may not necessarily require soap for shorter stints in custody under a longstanding settlement agreement.
Federal Appeals Court Approves Policy Forcing Asylum Seekers To Wait In MexicoA federal appeals court ruled in San Francisco that for the time being, the Trump administration can force Central American asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while they pursue their asylum claims
Central American Asylum Seeking Caravan Arrives At U.S. BorderCentral Americans, mostly women and children, have arrived at the U.S. border with Mexico in a "caravan" of asylum-seeking immigrants.
Migrant Children Remain At Risk Of Human Trafficking, AbuseA Senate Subcommittee found migrant children are at risk of being put in the custody of human traffickers as federal agencies delay reforms.
Coast Guard Crew From Alameda Captures Sub Carrying Tons Of Cocaine The Coast Guard seized more than 5,600 pounds of cocaine and apprehended five suspected drug smugglers from a self-propelled mini-sub in the Pacific Ocean off Central America, authorities announced Thursday.
Pregnant San Francisco Woman Diagnosed With Zika VirusA pregnant San Francisco woman who recently returned from a trip to Central America has tested positive for the Zika virus, health officials said Friday.
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Pregnant Napa County Woman Diagnosed With Zika VirusA pregnant Napa County woman has been diagnosed with the Zika Virus, the first such case in the county, health officials confirmed Wednesday.
Immigration Agents Capture 5 Alleged Human Rights Violators Hiding Out In Bay AreaFederal agents arrested 50 international fugitives nationwide this week, including five from the Bay Area, accused of committing heinous human violations in their home countries.
San Francisco Allocates $2.1M To Legal Aid For Unaccompanied Minors, Families Facing DeportationAbout 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.
Jefferson Award Winner Delivers Care And Comfort To Migrants On The MoveA Bay Area teen is mobilizing neighbors and strangers to extend a humanitarian helping hand to migrant children. This week's Jefferson Award winner was inspired by a film she saw at her San Francisco high school.
Phil Matier: Undocumented Immigrants To Get Private Legal Help Under CA Attorney General's PlanHarris is reaching out to law firms, hoping they will provide pro bono service for immigrant children facing deportation hearings in the Bay Area.
Bay Area Schools Prepare For Influx Of New Immigrant Students From Central AmericaFor some of the children from Central America who crossed the border without their parents in the past few months, their new life means starting school in the Bay Area.
Bay Area Students Hold Hunger Strike To Raise Awareness About Unaccompanied Minors Crossing The BorderEleven Bay Area students are in the middle of a five day fast in San Francisco to call attention to the plight of children fleeing Central America for the United States.
Coast Guard Crew Returns To Alameda After 140-Day Drug Enforcement Mission In Latin America The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Bertholf is returning from the deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean after seizing more than $183 million worth of illegal narcotics.