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California Is Sending Far Fewer Immigrants to Feds Under New State Law

April 8, 2014 | 9:58 am

California Is Sending Far Fewer Immigrants to Feds Under New State Law

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Survey of 15 counties finds 44 percent decrease in people turned over to ICE in January and February.

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Half of Likely Voters Back Big Water Bond, Survey Finds

March 28, 2014 | 7:30 am

Half of Likely Voters Back Big Water Bond, Survey Finds

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Record-high share of Californians say water supply is a big problem in their part of the state.

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A Signal From Central Valley That GOP May Act on Immigration

January 24, 2014 | 7:52 am

A Signal From Central Valley That GOP May Act on Immigration

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield says he’d back a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants.

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Tech, Recovering Jobs Market Fuel Bay Area’s Population Growth

December 13, 2013 | 4:18 pm

Tech, Recovering Jobs Market Fuel Bay Area’s Population Growth

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Foreign immigration boosts region’s numbers, along with domestic migration from other areas.

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Obama in San Francisco, Squares Off With Hecklers Over Immigration Policies

November 25, 2013 | 2:01 pm

Obama in San Francisco, Squares Off With Hecklers Over Immigration Policies

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President’s Chinatown speech interrupted by audience members who appealed for an end to deportations.

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S.F. Board Puts Off Vote on Immigrant Detention Ordinance

September 17, 2013 | 4:40 pm

S.F. Board Puts Off Vote on Immigrant Detention Ordinance

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City would refuse to hold immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally for federal authorities.

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After Boeing’s ‘Virtual Fence’ Flop, Security Towers are Next

September 13, 2013 | 5:30 am

After Boeing’s ‘Virtual Fence’ Flop, Security Towers are Next

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Federal officials try to learn from past mistakes as they shop for tech to secure the border.

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Lawmakers Send Ammiano’s ‘Trust Act’ Back to Governor

September 11, 2013 | 6:00 am

Lawmakers Send Ammiano’s ‘Trust Act’ Back to Governor

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Bill would bar police from handing over undocumented immigrants to federal authorities in most cases.

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Cordileone Calls on Catholics to Support Immigration Reform

August 23, 2013 | 8:28 am

Cordileone Calls on Catholics to Support Immigration Reform

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by Isabel Angell Talking to a group of clergymen from the San Francisco Archdiocese, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said yesterday that immigration reform should be a top priority for Catholics in the United States. That puts Cordileone right in line with bishops across America, who are calling on their parishioners to pressure lawmakers for comprehensive immigration […]

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Calif. Bill Letting Noncitizens Serve On Juries Heads To Gov. Brown’s Desk

August 22, 2013 | 2:49 pm

Calif. Bill Letting Noncitizens Serve On Juries Heads To Gov. Brown’s Desk

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SACRAMENTO (AP) – California would become the first state to allow noncitizens who are in the country legally to serve as jurors under a bill that cleared the Assembly on Thursday and heads to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. If signed into law, the legislation would make immigrants who are legal permanent residents eligible for jury […]

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