Immigrants' Right To Legal Representation At Issue Before Appeals CourtA U.S. Department of Justice lawyer told a federal appeals court in San Francisco Monday that undocumented children and youths have “no categorical right” to a government-paid lawyer during deportation hearings.
San Francisco Judge Won't Allow Trump Administration To Enforce Asylum BanA U.S. District Court judge from San Francisco on Friday refused to immediately allow the Trump administration to enforce a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.
Investigation Uncovers Horrific Conditions, Illegal Guns At Bay Area Care CentersThe owners of six Bay Area adult and child day care facilities were charged with 59 counts Friday including human trafficking, wage theft, weapons and rape allegations uncovered during a year-long state investigation.
HIV-Positive Worker Accused Of Sexually Abusing Boys At Immigrant ShelterFederal authorities allege that a former youth care worker at a Phoenix-area facility for immigrant youths sexually abused eight teenage boys, one of several cases brought to light in recent weeks as thousands of immigrant children remain detained around the country.
Pope Appoints Bishop Outspoken On Immigration To San Jose DiocesePope Francis appointed Bishop Oscar Cantú on Wednesday to be coadjutor bishop of San Jose, California.
Judge Dismisses Trump Administration Claim On 2 Of 3 California Immigration LawsA federal judge has dismissed the federal government's claim that U.S. law trumps two California laws intended to protect immigrants who are in the country illegally.
Judge Orders Trump Administration To Reunite Separated Families Within 30 DaysA judge in California on Tuesday ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty about when children might again see their parents. If children are younger than 5, they must be reunified within 14 days.
MN Joins California Suit Against Census Citizenship QuestionMinnesota has joined a lawsuit filed by California's attorney general to block the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census questionnaire.
Dems Fear Immigrants Will Skip Census With Citizenship QueryThe Trump administration's decision to ask people about their citizenship in the 2020 census set off worries among Democrats that immigrants will dodge the survey altogether.
ACLU Class Action Lawsuit Seeks To Block Immigrant Family SeparationsThe ACLU filed a class-action lawsuit Friday charging the Trump administration with separating immigrant parents from children as they await asylum proceedings.
California Governor, Attorney General Blast Fed Lawsuit Over Sanctuary PoliciesGov. Jerry Brown and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra vowed today to defend the state against a U.S. government lawsuit that claims three state laws protecting undocumented immigrants are unconstitutional.