University Of California To Sue Feds Over New COVID-19 Visa Policy Impacting International StudentsUniversity of California on Wednesday announced plans to sue the federal government over new rules requiring international college students to leave the U.S. unless they take some in-person classes during the pandemic.
SF Appeals Court Deals 2nd Blow To Trump Asylum PolicyThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a key U.S. policy to deny asylum to anyone who passes through another country without first seeking protection there, dealing it a second blow in less than a week.
Fed Appeals Court In San Francisco Rules Against Trump On Border Wall FundingOn Friday, a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled against the Trump administration in its transfer of $2.5 billion from military construction projects to build sections of the U.S. border wall with Mexico
Trump Extends Ban On Green Cards, Temporary Work Visas For Workers In Tech, Multinational FirmsThe Trump administration on Monday extended a ban on green cards issued outside the United States until the end of the year and added many temporary work visas to the freeze, including those used heavily by technology companies and multinational corporations.
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To California Sanctuary Law; Local Police Do Not Have To Cooperate With ICE AgentsThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Trump administration’s bid to throw out a California immigrant-sanctuary law that limits local police cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
Coronavirus Update: Federal Judge Questions 'Social Distancing' At Crowded California Immigration Detention FacilitiesCiting a "significant risk of harm" from the spread of the coronavirus, a federal judge has ordered the possible release of more than 400 ICE detainees from federal immigration holding facilities in Marysville and Bakersfield.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Immigration Rights Advocates Rip President Trump's Border Shutdown PlansPresident Donald Trump announced plans Tuesday evening to temporarily suspend immigration into the U.S. due to the coronavirus pandemic with an executive order.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Federal Judge Orders Four ICE Detainees Released In Wake Of Virus Threat A federal judge has ordered immigration authorities to release four detainees from custody in California because their health conditions put them at risk of a fatal coronavirus infection.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Considers Aid For Immigrants Amid PandemicGov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday he is working with the Legislature on an economic stimulus package for immigrants in the country illegally and others not covered by the federal stimulus package approved by Congress.
Man Arrested By ICE Agents Outside SF Courthouse Fighting Deportation, Attorney SaysImmigration activists rallied in San Francisco on Monday at the same location where U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested a man as he was entering a court hearing less than a week ago.
ICE Agents Ignore Sanctuary Law, Make Arrest In Front Of San Francisco CourthouseLocal officials were irate Thursday over the arrest by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents of an individual as he entered San Francisco courthouse for a hearing in violation of the city's sanctuary law.
Immigrants' Rights Groups Rally Against ICE Arrests Outside Sonoma County CourthouseMembers of immigration rights organizations rallied outside Sonoma County Superior Court in Santa Rosa Tuesday morning to protest the arrest of two immigrants at the courthouse last week by ICE agents.
Legal Officials Condemn ICE Arrests Outside Sonoma Co. Superior CourtICE agents arrested three people at the Sonoma County Courthouse in Santa Rosa on Tuesday. It was a violation of state law and has the entire legal community in an uproar.
At Least 3 Arrested By ICE Agents Outside Sonoma County Superior CourtAt least three people were arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents outside of the Sonoma County Superior Court on Tuesday, the Sonoma County District Attorney's office said.
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.