Pope Francis Urges Congress To Embrace MigrantsStanding before a rapt Congress, Pope Francis issued a ringing call to action on behalf of immigrants Thursday, urging lawmakers to embrace "the stranger in our midst" as he became the first pontiff in history to address a joint meeting of the legislators.
California GOP Softens Stance On ImmigrationThe California Republican Party has voted to soften its stance on immigration, seeking to appeal to the state's growing Latino population and distance itself from the harsh rhetoric of presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Trump's Deportation Idea Similar To 1930s Mass RemovalsRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.
Trump: Deport Children Of Immigrants Living Illegally In USRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants more than a wall to keep out immigrants living in the country illegally.
Despite Sanctuary City Status, Davis Will Deport Arrested Illegal ImmigrantsDavis has been a sanctuary city covering all undocumented workers since 2007. The resolution states Davis Police officers don’t take the documented status into account when they come into contact with people.
California Budget To Break New Ground On Immigrant Health CareA budget deal between Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders would make California the first in the nation to offer state-subsidized health care to children who are in the country illegally.
California Has Issued 59,000 Driver's Licenses To ImmigrantsCalifornia has issued 59,000 driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally during the first month of applications.
Governor Signs Bill For Lawyers For Immigrant Kids Gov. Jerry Brown says he has signed into law a bill to help fund lawyers for unaccompanied children in immigration proceedings.
California To Give Legal Aid To Immigrant Minors Democratic lawmakers say they will approve legislation supported by Gov. Jerry Brown to spend $3 million to provide legal help for unaccompanied children from Central America.
Gov't Closing Emergency Child Immigrant Shelters The government said Monday it will soon close three emergency shelters it established at U.S. military bases to temporarily house children caught crossing the Mexican border alone. It said fewer children were being caught and other shelters will be adequate.
Governor: Border Crossings A Humanitarian IssueBrown says the arrival of unaccompanied migrant children should not be the subject of political posturing.
Gov. Brown Calls Border Crossings Humanitarian Issue Gov. Jerry Brown is calling the arrival of unaccompanied young migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border a humanitarian issue and says California will do its part.