House Passes 'Kate's Law' In Effort To Crack Down On Illegal ImmigrationGOP-led House passed Kate's Law - named after Kathryn Steinle who was fatally shot in San Francisco - in an effort to crack down on illegal immigration.
Family Of Woman Killed In SF Pier Shooting To File Suit Against Sheriff Mirkarimi, ICEThe family of Kate Steinle, gunned down by an illegal immigrant while walking with her family at San Francisco's Pier 14, plans to file a lawsuit against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement , according to attorneys for the family.
Lawsuits, Not Moral Obligation, Driving Some 'Sanctuary Cities' To Protect Undocumented ImmigrantsThe term 'sanctuary city' has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities.
House Passes Bill To Block Funding For Cities That Shield Undocumented Immigrants With Criminal ConvictionsThe House has approved legislation aimed at punishing so-called "sanctuary cities" like San Francisco that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
White House Threatens To Veto Bill That Would Crack Down On Sanctuary CitiesAn Obama administration statement says the legislation being voted on Thursday would threaten civil rights by allowing law enforcement officials to gather immigration status information from any person at any time.
Father Of Pier 14 Shooting Victim Asks Congress For Legislation To 'Take These Undocumented Immigrants Off Ours Streets'The family of a California woman shot and killed while walking along a San Francisco pier told Congress Tuesday they support changing the laws that allowed her alleged killer to remain in the United States despite being deported several times.
SF Archbishop: Pier 14 Shooting Should Not Be Used For Punishing Minorities, Political GainIn his first statement on the Pier 14 shooting, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone asked elected officials Monday to refrain from politicizing the "senseless killing" of a 31-year-old Pleasanton woman.
Family Of Pier 14 Shooting Victim To Speak At U.S. Senate Judiciary Meeting On Immigration IssuesFamily members of a woman shot to death on San Francisco’s waterfront earlier this month allegedly at the hands of a Mexican national with multiple deportations will speak at a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.
Dead Cat Tied To 10-Pound Weight Found In SF Bay During Pier 14 Shooting InvestigationSan Francisco Animal Control Officers arrested a man on animal cruelty charges after police found a dead cat in the San Francisco Bay during a homicide investigation at Pier 14.
SF Supervisor Labeled 'Pinhead' By Anchor After 'Fox Is Not Real News' CommentsA San Francisco supervisor has been labeled a 'pinhead' by conservative talk host Bill O'Reilly after refusing to talk to talk to a reporter dispatched to San Francisco to explore the city's sanctuary city policy in the wake of the Pier 14 killing of
Activists Rally In SF To Counter Anti-Immigration Sentiment Following Pier ShootingDozens of protesters gathered in San Francisco Tuesday to identify solutions in response to anti-immigration sentiments spurred by the shooting death of a woman on July 1 on a San Francisco pier allegedly by an undocumented immigrant from Mexico with a history of felony convictions and who had been deported five times after repeatedly entering the U.S. illegally.
Parents Of Woman Killed On SF Pier Want Stricter Punishment For Illegal ImmigrantsThe parents of a woman shot to death on a San Francisco pier are supporting a proposed law to deal with deported immigrants who come back to the U.S.
Trump: 'If I Get The Nomination, I Will Win The Hispanic Vote!'Donald Trump is still getting a lot of heat for linking undocumented immigrants to rapists and murderers in the U.S., but the GOP candidate says he thinks he can get Latinos to vote for him anyway.
SF Sheriff: Feds 'Bear The Responsibility' For Release Of Pier 14 Shooting SuspectSan Francisco's sheriff is defending the release of a Mexican immigrant who later was accused of randomly killing a young woman, saying federal authorities failed to provide legal basis to continue to hold him.
San Francisco Police Deny Claims They Failed To Investigate Gun Theft Used In Pier 14 KillingSan Francisco police refute the report that claims they did not assign an investigator to probe the theft of a gun from a federal agent's car until after a woman on Pier 14 was shot and killed with the weapon.