Foreign immigration boosts region’s numbers, along with domestic migration from other areas.
President’s Chinatown speech interrupted by audience members who appealed for an end to deportations.
City would refuse to hold immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally for federal authorities.
Federal officials try to learn from past mistakes as they shop for tech to secure the border.
Bill would bar police from handing over undocumented immigrants to federal authorities in most cases.
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 […]
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 […]
Janet Napolitano has been confirmed as the next president of the University of California. The confirmation proceedings were marked by student protests inside and outside the UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco. During public comment, one student was arrested inside the conference room after he charged the board dais. Four other students were […]
By Alex Emslie Immigrant rights activists gathered in San Francisco and across the country Wednesday to protest a proposed $46 billion surge in border security spending in the immigration overhaul bill currently before Congress. Protesters fear the massive border enforcement expansion will cause more migrants to die along a treacherous route through the Sonora Desert, […]
By Jason Margolis If the immigration bill being debated by the Senate this week becomes law, millions of immigrants eager to become legal residents will need to learn English. It’s also currently a requirement for passing the citizenship exam. But studying is a daunting task for people working multiple jobs, and budget cuts to adult […]