'Dreamers' are feeling hopeful after last week's election. Len Ramirez reports, their fears of deportation have been lifted.
'Dreamers' Hopeful After Biden Elected President'Dreamers' are feeling hopeful after last week's election. Len Ramirez reports, their fears of deportation have been lifted.
3 Brothers Behind Beloved San Francisco Corner Store Retire After 45 YearsAfter 45 years, three brothers retired from their popular corner store and sandwich shop in San Francisco but the good news is -- it will stay in the family. Sharon Chin reports. (11-1-20)
Bay Area Teen Makes Impassioned Plea Asking Immigration Officials To Halt Father's DeportationJohn Ramos reports on local teen calling on ICE officials to stop deportation proceedings against her father (10-27-2020)
CoCo County Sheriff Criticized for Publicly Releasing Prisoner InformationJohn Ramos reports on immigrant rights activists challenging the Contra Costa County Sheriff posting prisoner information on its website. (7-29-20)
California Will Sue Trump Administration Over International Student Visa PolicyThe state of California filed suit against the Trump administration Thursday over a policy that would bar international students from staying in the United States unless they were scheduled to take in-person classes. Joe Vazquez reports. (7-9-20)
Bay Area Dreamers Celebrate SCOTUS DACA DecisionThe Supreme Court rejected the Trump Administration's effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, a stunning rebuke to the president in the midst of his reelection campaign. Len Ramirez reports. (6-18-20)
Bay Area Leaders React to DACA Supreme Court RulingKPIX 5's Anne Makovec spoke with Gov. Gavin Newsom about the surprise ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding DACA. (6-18-20)
Undocumented Workers Face Bleak Choices As Stimulus Payments Pass Them BySome of the most vulnerable members of the Bay Area workforce aren't able to shelter in place. They're out looking for work with few prospects during the coronavirus pandemic. Da Lin reports on the plight of undocumented immigrant day laborers. (4-2-20)
More Border Agents to Be Deployed in ‘Sanctuary’ Cities Including SFFederal agents who normally patrol the U.S. border will be deployed to “sanctuary” cities across the country, including San Francisco, that are hindering stepped up immigration enforcement, officials said Friday. Betty Yu reports. (2-14-20)
Trump Administration Stops Deportation of East Bay Woman With Rare IllnessICE will once again honor deferred-action requests to let patients like Isabel Bueso and their family members stay in the U.S. to receive life-saving medical treatment. Andria Borba reports. (9-19-19)
Bay Area Rallies to Prevent Deportation of Isabel BuesoThere were rallies in the East Bay Friday to protest the deportation of a young Bay Area woman whose family says she could die if she's sent back to Guatemala. Christin Ayers reports. (9-6-19)
Appeals Court Tosses Sole Conviction in Kate Steinle KillingA state appeals court has overturned a criminal conviction for weapons possession for Jose Ines Garcia-Zarate, who was previously acquitted of the murder of Kate Steinle in San Francisco in 2015. Andrea Nakano reports. (8-30-19)
Trump Policy Would Deport Woman Receiving Treatment in Oakland for Rare Genetic DisorderMarie Isabel Bueso, from Central America, is receiving life- saving medical treatment in the East Bay but now the Trump administration says she and others like her must leave the country by mid- September. Christin Ayers reports. (8-30-19)
Appeals Court Tosses Sole Conviction in Kate Steinle KillingA California state appeals court on Friday threw out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a young woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015. (8-30-19)
Rep. Jackie Speier Shares Immigrant Family's Saga At Town HallCongresswoman Jackie Speier hosted a town hall to address immigration and gun control. Kenny Choi reports she shared one family's journey and struggle to gain citizenship and spoke of her recent visit to a detention center.
SF Resident Turned Over to ICE by Daly City Police Sues for DamagesAt a demonstration in front of ICE offices in San Francisco Friday, Armando Escobar spoke through a translator about his arrest by Daly City police on May 3. Melissa Caen reports. (8-9-19)
Hundreds Rally In Berkeley To Denounce ICE RaidsCities across the Bay Area are pushing back against a sweeping round of nationwide ICE raids expected to begin on Sunday. Katie Nielsen was in Berkeley where hundreds rallied just steps from City Hall.
Hundreds in East Bay Protest ICE Raids, Border Migrant Detention ConditionsRallies and marches were held across the Bay Area with demonstrators demanding the closure of what they call "concentration camps" along the southern border. Christin Ayers reports. (7-12-19)
Bay Area Responds to ICE Raids With Fear and DefianceImmigration attorneys confirm multiple raids have already happened in Contra Costa and Santa Clara counties and immigration groups are bracing for another wave of raids this weekend. Christin Ayers reports. (7-11-19)
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. Len Ramirez reports. (7-11-19)
Bay Area Leaders React to News of Planned Weekend ICE RaidsProtesters are demanding the White House call off planned immigration raids in major cities, including San Francisco. In the meantime, politicians are calling for anyone who is concerned about deportation to know their rights. Melissa Caen reports. (7-11-19)
At Issue: Border AgreementKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord). (6-30-19)
Richmond Suspends Use Of License Plate ReadersRichmond has decided to suspend license plate readers, over fears the data could fall into the hands of federal immigration agents. Da Lin reports why some say the move is a mistake.
President Trump Delays ICE Raids In Bay Area, NationwidePresident Trump announced a nationwide delay on ICE raids set to begin on Sunday. Andrea Nakano talked to Bay Area lawmakers and residents and tells us the threat is not over.