Public Outcry As California Inmate Firefighter Bounchan Keola Facing Deportation Upon Prison ReleaseAmong the thousands of firefighters who battled record-setting wildfires in California this year was Bounchan Keola, a 39-year-old immigrant from Laos serving a 28-year prison sentence for a gang-related shooting when he was 16.
Inmate Who Fought California Wildfires Now Faces Deportation - 'I'm Just Asking For A Second Chance'Bounchan Keola, one of roughly 1,800 California inmates who fought record wildfires, was set to be released in October. But days before he was to be freed, Keola learned he would not be going home.
Bay Area Teen Makes Impassioned Plea Asking Immigration Officials To Halt Father's DeportationA San Francisco Bay Area teenager issued an impassioned plea Tuesday to federal immigration officials, asking them to halt the deportation of her father back to Mexico.
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.
Refugee Paroled In California Murder Case Immediately Detained By ICEA Cambodian refugee who drew support from immigrant groups was released Monday from a California prison after being granted parole in a murder case, then immediately turned over to federal agents.
Newsom Pardons South Bay Vietnamese Immigrant Facing Deportation For Old CrimeA Vietnamese immigrant facing possible deportation for a 15-year-old gang crime is among seven people pardoned Wednesday by California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Oakland Officials Say They Didn't Know About ICE Deportation FlightsCity officials in Oakland spoke for the first time Monday about ICE using Oakland International Airport to deport thousands of detainees.
Report: ICE Flew Thousands Of Detainees In And Out Of Oakland Int'l AirportICE chartered nearly a thousand flights in and out of Oakland International Airport between 2010 and 2018, carrying nearly 43,000 detainees to be deported or transferred to other detention centers, according to a report.
No Bay Area Raids Occur After Federal Court Puts ICE On NoticeAfter the American Civil Liberties Union took the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to federal court in Northern California, the impact of the planned raids was subdued on Sunday.
CA State Bar Issues Fraud Alert Concerning Immigration Attorneys, ConsultantsThe State Bar of California issued a fraud alert for immigrants who may be seeking legal aid to avoid family deportations, outlining steps to avoid fraud from lawyers and non-lawyers offering aid.
Bay Area Lawmakers Weigh In After Trump Delays ICE Deportation Raids For 2 WeeksImmigrant communities living in fear of imminent ICE raids this weekend were breathing a sigh of relief after the president issued a last minute reversal, to put them on hold.
Report: Trump Delays ICE Raids After Getting Call From PelosiPresident Trump on Saturday tweeted that the mass deportation of undocumented immigrants planned for Sunday would be delayed two weeks.
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.
'Stop Hurting My Family'; Mother, Baby Reunited After Month-Long Separation At US BorderA 23-year old Honduran mother was reunited with her baby daughter at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday evening after a month-long separation, which came as the family tried to cross the U.S. border in search of asylum.
South Bay Vietnamese Fear Deportations From Tougher Trump PolicyA new White House policy could leave thousands of members of the Vietnamese community vulnerable to deportation for crimes committed years or even decades ago.