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Mission District Church Hosts Monthly Immigration Vigil

August 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm

Mission District Church Hosts Monthly Immigration Vigil

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Walk through neighborhood drew more than 300, praying for the country’s 11 million undocument immigrants.

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Child Immigration Wave Swamps Bay Area Legal Teams

August 21, 2014 | 2:01 pm

Child Immigration Wave Swamps Bay Area Legal Teams

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Attorney general calls on pro bono lawyers to help hundreds of young Central American arrivals.

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Officials Return From Central America Trip Focused on Child Immigration

July 28, 2014 | 9:00 am

Officials Return From Central America Trip Focused on Child Immigration

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Steinberg says countries’ underlying economic and security conditions must be addressed to solve crisis.

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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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