immigration

Pope Francis I leads a mass at St. Peter's Basilica. (Getty Images)

Girl Talks To Pope About Immigration, Then Her Dad Freed

10-year-old California girl traveled to the Vatican to ask Pope Francis for help while her father faced deportation.

03/28/2014

An estimated 2 million illegal immigrants live in California. (Getty Images)

California Bill Would Insure People In U.S. Illegally

Immigrants living in the country illegally would be able to buy health insurance through the state of California under a proposed bill.

02/16/2014

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California Weighs Undocumented Immigrant License Requirements

Officials are trying to strike a balance between having a secure license and making it accessible to immigrants who are currently prohibited from driving.

01/31/2014

Federal officials will avoid shackling immigrants at the San Francisco immigration court in many hearings. (Getty Images)

ICE To Limit Use Of Shackles At Immigration Court

ACLU class action lawsuit settlement applies only to cases in Northern California.

01/23/2014

Lawyer

Undocumented Immigrant Lawyer Has Waited 19 Years For Citizenship

Sergio Garcia achieved one of his dreams after a California Supreme Court ruling. Now he’s waiting on his other: United States citizenship

01/02/2014

Gov. Brown has vetoed a bill that would have allowed non-citizens to serve jury duty. (BILL ROBLES/AFP/Getty Images)

Brown Vetoes Bill To Allow Non-Citizens On Juries

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have made California the first state in the nation to allow non-citizens who are in the country legally to serve on jury duty.

10/07/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Getty Images)

Gov. Brown To Sign Bill Giving Immigrants Licenses

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill Thursday adding California to the growing list of states allowing immigrants in the country illegally to obtain driver licenses. Immigrant advocates have […]

10/02/2013

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Immigration Activists Rally Across California

Marches, rallies, prayer vigils and voter registration drives are planned across California as activists hope to shape the national immigration reform debate.

04/10/2013

Border Patrol (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts Border Security, Immigrant Detention

Marco Antonio Durazo had been awaiting deportation from an Arizona detention center for six months when an officer came to get him from his cell.

03/28/2013

Immigration Services

Call Kurtis: Viewers Say They Paid Hundreds to Immigration Consultant Who Didn’t Do Work

CBS13 viewers say they hired a guy to help them with immigration papers. When they say he took their money and ran, Call Kurtis took on the case.

01/31/2013

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Most California Voters Favor Immigrant Citizenship

A UC Berkeley-Field Poll shows more than two-thirds of California voters favor a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, but many voters don’t believe in granting them the same entitlements as legal residents.

09/28/2012

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (Credit: SaucedoMercer.com)

Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

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