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Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Released After Border Detention

July 15, 2014 | 3:05 pm

Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Released After Border Detention

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with Bay Area ties had been stopped at a South Texas airport.

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Undocumented Kids Face Tough Legal Obstacles to Staying in U.S.

July 15, 2014 | 10:57 am

Undocumented Kids Face Tough Legal Obstacles to Staying in U.S.

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Many of the kids now arriving in the U.S. without parents and with little money will have a hard time avoiding deportation.

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McCarthy Picked as GOP Majority Leader: A Boost to Immigration Reform?

June 19, 2014 | 12:30 pm

McCarthy Picked as GOP Majority Leader: A Boost to Immigration Reform?

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Central Valley Republican, whose district is 37% Latino, backs extending legal status to undocumented.

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‘Documented’: Bay Area Native Jose Antonio Vargas on New Film

May 10, 2014 | 8:00 am

‘Documented’: Bay Area Native Jose Antonio Vargas on New Film

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‘What does it mean to pledge allegiance to a flag since you’re 12, a flag that doesn’t belong to you?’

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San Francisco’s Elderly Chinese Suffer from Nursing Home Closure

April 8, 2014 | 10:54 am

San Francisco’s Elderly Chinese Suffer from Nursing Home Closure

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35 Chinese immigrants, most of whom don’t speak English, were displaced. Some died shorty after moving. …read more

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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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Silicon Valley Spends Big Bucks Lobbying in Washington, D.C.

April 2, 2014 | 5:00 am

Silicon Valley Spends Big Bucks Lobbying in Washington, D.C.

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Big Tech is fourth now, right behind Big Health, Big Insurance, and Big Oil and Gas.

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‘Family Ingredients,’ a TV Show, Traces Local Food Back to Distant Origins

March 18, 2014 | 10:02 am

‘Family Ingredients,’ a TV Show, Traces Local Food Back to Distant Origins

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Two top chefs in Hawaii visit Japan searching for the roots of some beloved childhood recipes.

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Affirmative Action for College Admissions Could Be Headed to State’s Ballot

March 14, 2014 | 3:17 pm

Affirmative Action for College Admissions Could Be Headed to State’s Ballot

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Los Angeles-area lawmaker wants to restore racial preferences for students applying to state’s colleges.

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Photo Essay: Two PTA Presidents, Two Realities

February 15, 2014 | 8:00 am

Photo Essay: Two PTA Presidents, Two Realities

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The story of two parents active in their children’s schools, with starkly different economic impacts.

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