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Zuckerberg Lends Support to Immigration Debate, Including New Documentary

August 6, 2013 | 4:15 pm

Zuckerberg Lends Support to Immigration Debate, Including New Documentary

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By Monica Lam and Angela Hart It’s always interesting when celebrities get involved in political debates. Often they’re mainly amplifying a message that others have articulated, and adding the heft of their reputation to that cause. At Monday night’s screening of “Documented,” a film by undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg weighed […]

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Local Jails May Limit Immigration Holds to Convicts

December 11, 2012 | 1:50 pm

Local Jails May Limit Immigration Holds to Convicts

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In the next year, many of California’s local jails might limit federal immigration “holds” to detainees with felony convictions, greatly reducing the number of people deported from the state solely for entering the country without permission. Gov. Jerry Brown met with leaders from the California State Sheriffs’ Association last week to discuss ways to give […]

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Undocumented or Illegal? Immigrant Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Makes a Case

September 25, 2012 | 9:57 am

Undocumented or Illegal? Immigrant Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Makes a Case

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If you come to the United States — or stay here — without the permission of the government, are you an illegal immigrant, an illegal alien, or an undocumented immigrant? Jose Antonio Vargas took on the long-simmering controversy over this terminology on Friday when he spoke to the Online News Association at its annual meeting. […]

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