Congresswoman 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.
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.
Bay Area Mayors Denounce Rumored Weekend ICE RaidsThe mayors of San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose are speaking out after reports circulated Friday suggesting ICE agents would begin raids on migrant families in cities around the country this weekend. Andria Borba reports. (6-21-19)
At Issue: Housing and Homelessness in the Bay AreaKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with California state senator Scott Wiener (D-S.F.) (5-19-19)
Border Wall Battle Comes to Bay AreaThe White House is bringing its border wall battle to the Bay Area, squaring off against opponents here in federal court. Melissa Caen reports. (5-17-19)
U.S. Border Patrol Disinvited To Student Job Fair At San Jose City CollegeU.S. Border Patrol was invited to participate in a job fair at San Jose City College, but later asked not to come. Other colleges have made similar calls but Len Ramirez tells us some SJSU students say the decision makes for a missed opportunity.
At Issue: Mueller Report / Border SecurityKPIX 5's Phil Matier discusses two issues dominating headlines this week with U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin). 3-31-19
Santa Clara County Rethinks ICE Cooperation Following Bambi Larson MurderSanta Clara County officials are shifting their position on contacting federal authorities about inmates convicted of violent crimes after an apparent undocumented felon was arrested in connection with the brutal killing of a South San Jose woman in late February. Maria Medina reports. (3-21-19)
House Leader Pelosi Calls For Override Vote After Trump's Veto In Battle Over Wall FundingSpeaker Pelosi is calling call for an override vote, even if they don’t have the supermajority needed to overturn the President Trump's veto. Katie Nielsen explains this latest salvo in the president's battle to fund a border wall.
ICE Says Man Who Shot at Napa Deputy Was in U.S. Illegally After Multiple DeportationsThe man who was shot dead by a Napa County sheriff’s deputy after he fired at her during a traffic stop was a Mexican national in the country illegally after being deported multiple times, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Joe Vazquez reports. (2-21-19)
California to Battle Pres. Trump's Emergency Declaration for Border Wall FundingThe governor and state attorney general have vowed to file a lawsuit to stop the president's attempt to get money to build a border wall. Melissa Caen reports. (2-15-19)
Pebble Beach First-Timer Crossed the Rio Grande on His Way to Pro Golf CareerThe opening round of the AT&T Pro-Am is in the books. Jose de Jesus Rodriguez fired a 68 at Spyglass and is just three shots off the lead and, while he's a long shot to win this weekend, it's nothing like the odds he faced to land a spot on the PGA tour. Dennis O'Donnell reports. (2-7-19)
At Issue: Shutdown ShowdownEast Bay congressman Mark DeSaulnier returns to discuss the ongoing government shutdown and the president's demand for money to build a barrier on the U.S./Mexico border. (1-20-19)
Full Remarks: Pres. Trump Speaks on Border Security from White HouseSpeaking from the White House on Saturday, President Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." (1-19-19)
At Issue: Shutdown Sorrows / Wall WailingsPhil Matier and Bay Area congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) discuss the government partial shutdown and the president's commitment to build a border wall. (1-13-19)
Sheriff Takes Aim at California Sanctuary Law Following Arrest of Alleged Cop KillerThe arrest of an undocumented immigrant from Mexico accused of killing a Northern California police officer has stoked the debate over sanctuary laws and illegal immigration. Melissa Caen reports. (12-28-18)
At Issue: Migrant Caravan / Birthright CitizenshipPhil Matier discusses current immigration issues with Hadar Aviram, professor of law at UC Hastings College of the Law. (11-4-18)
CA Democrat Not Aligned With Memo On Immigration From Campaign StrategistsAs the midterm elections loom, a rift is developing among Democrats on immigration. Some are saying it’s better to emphasize other issues, but as Melissa Caen tells us, in California, not every candidate agrees.
Trump Administration Proposal on Green Cards Draws Immigrants' IreA new proposal by the Trump administration -- quietly announced over the weekend -- was heard loud and clear by an immigrant rights organization in San Jose. Maria Medina reports. (9-28-18)
Mourners Remember Mollie Tibbetts at Vigil in IowaMourners packed an Iowa church to remember Mollie Tibbetts whose body was found yesterday, one month after she disappeared. Earlier in the day the suspect appeared in court. Joe Vazquez reports. (8-22-18)
ICE Arrests SoCal Man En Route To Hospital With Wife To Deliver BabyA San Bernadino woman said she had to drive herself to the hospital after her husband was hauled away by ICE agents. Chris Holmstrom has her story.