San Francisco Supervisors Approve Permanent Non-Citizen Voting In Board of Education ElectionsSan Francisco Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously permanently allow non-citizens to vote in Board of Education elections, updating a voter-approved ballot measure from five years ago.
Newsom Signs Bill Removing 'Alien' To Describe Immigrants In State LegislationImmigrants and non-citizens will no longer be termed "aliens" in California State code, Governor Gavin Newsom signed on Friday.
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.
San Mateo County Adds Extra $2 Million To Fund For Immigrant COVID ReliefSan Mateo County’s Board of Supervisors on Tuesday allocated an additional $2 million to the county’s Immigrant Relief Fund, which provides financial assistance to immigrants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Santa Clara County To Place Census Kiosks At COVID-19 Testing SitesSanta Clara County announced on Wednesday that it will set up Census 2020 kiosks at pop-up COVID-19 testing sites to mitigate the effects of President Donald Trump’s claim that he will exclude undocumented immigrants from the counts used in congressional redistricting.
California, Oakland, L.A. File Suit Against Trump Administration Over Census CountCalifornia, along with the cities of Oakland, Los Angeles, Long Beach and the Los Angeles Unified School District, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against President Trump's directive seeking to bar undocumented immigrants from being included in the U.S. Census headcount for the redrawing of congressional districts.
Coronavirus Update: Undocumented Workers Face Tough Choices Without Stimulus ReliefSome of the most vulnerable members of the Bay Area workforce aren't able to shelter in place as undocumented laborers hit the streets searching for work with few prospects during the coronavirus pandemic.
2 Men In U.S. Illegally Accused In Slaying Of NorCal Deputy At Marijuana FarmAuthorities say two Mexican nationals charged in last month's slaying of a Northern California sheriff's deputy are in the country illegally.
California Among 19 States Suing Trump Administration Over Rollback Of Child Immigrant ProtectionsNineteen states are suing over the Trump administration's effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention.
Appeal Judges Reject US Government Assertion That Detained Immigrant Kids Don't Need SoapA panel of judges has dismissed an appeal by the U.S. government contending that detained immigrant children may not necessarily require soap for shorter stints in custody under a longstanding settlement agreement.
Sonoma Sheriff Looks To Reassure Immigrants, Affirm Non-Cooperation With ICESonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick is scheduled to attend a Latin musical performance and dance to assure the Latino community his office will protect undocumented immigrants' rights.
Bay Area Activist Groups Protest, Prepare For ICE Raids
Bay Area Activists, Politicians Speak Out Ahead of Rumored ICE RaidsAfter reports that President Trump will order U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids Sunday to deport undocumented immigrants, Bay Area activists and politicians spoke out against the possibility.
Looming ICE Raids Instill Fear in South Bay Latino CommunityThe threat of ICE raids and mass deportations is creating fear in San Jose's Latino community
ACLU Files Suit In Attempt To Stop Reportedly Planned ICE RaidsThe ACLU late Thursday morning announced it has filed a preemptive lawsuit against the Trump administration to try to stop planned ICE raids this weekend.