NorCal Couple Forced Their Guatemalan Relatives To Work Long Hours, For Little Or No PayA Northern California couple pleaded guilty Tuesday to forcing a Guatemalan relative and her two daughters to work long hours under poor conditions while keeping the girls out of school with threats that they would be deported.
DACA Program Rally In San Jose; 'I’m Tired Of People In Power Not Seeing Us As Humans'Dozens of activists, residents and lawmakers rallied in front of San Jose City Hall Sunday afternoon, defending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, commonly referred to as DACA.
Federal Judge's DACA Ruling Sends Chill Through Local Recipients; 'Living With DACA Is Like Living With Anxiety'A federal judge in Texas ruled the Obama-era DACA program illegal Friday, arguing that the former president didn't have the authority to create DACA because it circumvented Congress.
Federal Judge in Texas Orders U.S. to Close DACA Program for New ApplicantsA federal judge in Texas ordered the U.S. government on Friday to close the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to new applicants, saying the Obama administration did not have the legal authority to grant deportation relief and work permits to undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
New State Budget Boosts Health Care for Older ImmigrantsCalifornia will soon pay the health care bills for low-income people 50 and older who are living in the country illegally, part of an expansion of Medicaid that aims to inch the nation’s most populous state toward Democrats’ goal of making sure everyone has health insurance.
Vice President Harris Arrives For Long-Anticipated U.S.-Mexico Border VisitKamala Harris is facing perhaps the most politically challenging moment of her vice presidency during a visit Friday to the U.S.-Mexico border as part of her role leading the Biden administration’s response to a steep increase in migration.
Vice President Harris To Visit U.S.-Mexico Border FridayVice President Kamala Harris on Friday will make her first visit to the U.S.-Mexico border, her office announced, after she has faced criticism from members of both parties for failing to go there despite her role leading the Biden administration’s response to a steep increase in migration.
Supreme Court Rules Against Immigrants with Temporary Protected StatusA unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that thousands of people living in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons are ineligible to apply to become permanent residents.
Antioch Issues Official Apology for Racist Treatment of Early Chinese ImmigrantsThe city of Antioch on Tuesday issued an official apology to early Chinese immigrants for treating them unjustly, calling it a "first step" toward racial reconciliation.
9th Circuit Shuts Down Bid From GOP-Led States Challenging Immigration RuleA federal appeals court refused Thursday to let 14 states led by Republican governors to challenge the overturning of a Trump-era immigration rule affecting hundreds of thousands of people.
Unaccompanied Border Kids May Be Temporarily Housed At Camp RobertsThe federal government may house unaccompanied migrant children on a California Army National Guard base in central California, officials said.
Vice President Harris To Lead Administration Effort To Tackle Migration Surge At Southern BorderPresident Joe Biden has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead the White House effort to tackle the migration challenge at the U.S. southern border.
House Passes Immigration Bill With Path to Citizenship for 'Dreamers'Joined by nine Republicans, all House Democrats voted to approve the American Dream and Promise Act which would allow more than 2.3 million "Dreamers" -- unauthorized immigrants who came to the U.S. as minors -- to gain permanent legal status and eventually, U.S. citizenship.
SF, SCC Counties Win Final Victory In Challenge To Trump Administration's 'Public Charge' Rule; DOJ Drops AppealBay Area lawmakers did a final victory lap in the challenge to Trump administration's 'public charge' rule after the Department of Justice dropped its appeal and the Supreme Court dismissed the case.
Sen. Padilla Named Chair of Immigration SubcommitteeU.S. Sen. Alex Padilla has been named chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee's Immigration Subcommittee.