Lawsuit Against Asian Art Museum Seeks Return Of Artifacts 'Looted' From Ancient Thai TemplesThe federal government has filed a civil lawsuit and was asking the Board of Directors of San Francisco's Asian Art Museum "to do the right thing" and return religious artwork illegally removed from ancient temples to the people of Thailand.
ICE Operation Targeting California 'Sanctuary' Cities Nets Over 125 ArrestsOfficials with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Wednesday announced a recent targeted enforcement operation that resulted in the apprehension of over 125 at-large aliens across California, including in San Francisco.
Ex-Convict With Arsenal Of Weapons Including Assault Rifles, Parts, Ammo Arrested In Rohnert ParkAn ex-convict was arrested on a litany of weapons charges after police and federal agents discovered a large cache of weapons in storage units he was renting in Santa Rosa, authorities said Friday.
Trump Administration Rescinds Rule Requiring Foreign Online Students To Leave CountryFacing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the pandemic.
REAL ID Deadline To Be Pushed Back At Least A Year Over CoronavirusThe deadline to obtain a REAL ID, federally mandated identification that will be needed for passengers to board aircraft, will be extended.
San Jose Judge Finds US In Contempt After Immigrants In Suit DeportedA federal judge based in San Jose has found the U.S. government in contempt after authorities deported five young immigrants.
ICE CRACKDOWN: U.S. Border Agents To Be Deployed In 'Sanctuary' Cities Including San FranciscoMore federal Customs and Border Patrol agents will be deployed to major "sanctuary cities" including San Francisco, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed Friday.
Alameda County Supes Reject Report Criticizing Changes To Urban Shield ProgramThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to reject most of a county Civil Grand Jury report’s criticisms of the way it handled the process of approving sweeping changes to the sheriff’s controversial “Urban Shield” law enforcement training program.
Homeland Security To Collect Social Media Usernames On Immigration And Visitor ApplicationsThe Department of Homeland Security plans to begin requesting social media information on applications for immigration benefits and foreign travel to the US, an expansion of data collection already taking place.
California DMV To Close All Offices For Half-Day For Real ID TrainingCalifornia's Department of Motor Vehicles says it will close all offices for a half-day next month to train workers on the federal Real ID program.
Report Criticizes Alameda Co. Supes For 'Urban Shield' Changes Resulting In Loss Of Federal FundsAn Alameda County grand jury issued a report on Monday strongly criticizing the county Board of Supervisors for the way it handled the approval process of sweeping changes to the sheriff’s controversial “Urban Shield” law enforcement training program.
Report: ICE To Begin Family Deportation Raids In San Francisco, 9 Other Cities SundayImmigration and Customs Enforcement is pressing forward to arrest and deport families with court-ordered removals in 10 cities beginning Sunday, according to a senior immigration official, after President Donald Trump's tweet revealing an operation was imminent.
3 Million Californians With REAL ID Issues May Not Need Return Visit To DMVFor millions of Californians who obtained a REAL ID card with only one proof of residency, a return visit to the Department of Motor Vehicles may not be needed.
3M Californians With Real ID Need More Proof Of AddressMore than 3 million Californians with federally compliant Real ID driver's licenses will have to provide a second proof of address after the Department of Motor Vehicles failed to ask for it.
Apple Employee's Interrogation At SFO Prompts ACLU ComplaintAndreas Gal, a prominent computer scientist, was stopped at the airport on Nov. 29 on his way home from a business trip to Sweden.