California Asks Review Of Order Tossing Ban On Private JailsCalifornia's attorney general on Wednesday asked the full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a ruling that rejected the state's first-in-the-nation ban on for-profit private prisons and immigration detention facilities.
Lawsuit Claims Sacramento Sheriff's Office Illegally Transferred Immigrants To ICEThe American Civil Liberties Union announced Tuesday it is suing the Sacramento County sheriff claiming his office illegally transferred immigrants to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
'Dreamers Represent The Very Best': Newsom, Pelosi Respond To Texas Judge's Ruling To Halt DACAAfter a federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled illegal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, California Gov. Gavin Newsom called on Congress to fix the immigration system and create a clearer pathway to U.S. citizenship.
California Budget Boosts Health Care For Older ImmigrantsCalifornia will soon pay the health care bills for low-income people 50 and older who are living in the country illegally, part of an expansion of Medicaid that aims to inch the nation's most populous state toward Democrats' goal of making sure everyone has health insurance.
Immigrant Health Care Is On California Senate's Wish ListDemocrats in the California Senate said Wednesday they want to spend the state's projected multibillion-dollar budget surplus on things such as making college debt-free for students, paying for the health care of some older, low-income adults living in the country illegally and partnering with first-time homebuyers in the state’s expensive market.
Belarus-Born Sacramento Firefighter Becomes US CitizenA young man who serves the community is now officially a part of it after a naturalization ceremony on Monday.
California To Spend $28M To Help Arriving Asylum SeekersCalifornia will spend up to $28 million to help asylum seekers arriving from Mexico and being released in the U.S. until their court dates, a sharp contrast from other border states that have emerged as foes of President Joe Biden's immigration policies.
Biden Wants To Follow California In Removing Word ‘Alien’ From LawsIt's just one small part of the sweeping immigration overhaul President Biden is pushing. But the symbolic significance is huge.
Biden To Prioritize Legal Status For Approx. 11 Million ImmigrantsPresident-elect Joe Biden's decision to immediately ask Congress to offer legal status to an estimated 11 million people in the country has surprised advocates given how the issue has long divided Democrats and Republicans, even within their own parties.
Tax Breaks Expanded For Immigrants Under New California LawCalifornia will give tax breaks to more immigrants, including those living in the country illegally, under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday.
About 8,800 Unaccompanied Children Are Expelled At US-Mexico BorderAbout 8,800 unaccompanied children have been quickly expelled from the United States along the Mexico border under a pandemic-related measure that effectively ended asylum, authorities said Friday.
California Judge Agrees To Extend Deadline For Releasing Children From Immigration CustodyA federal judge in California granted an extension of this week's deadline for releasing migrant children from federal family detention, according to a Thursday court filing.
'Justice Prevailed For Every Dreamer': California Leaders Applaud Supreme Court Upholding DACACalifornia leaders were quick to call Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program a victory.
California Now Offering Support To Undocumented Immigrants, First Relief Fund Of Its KindStarting today, undocumented immigrants in California can begin applying for financial assistance to support them during the coronavirus pandemic -- in the first relief fund of its kind.
California, Philanthropists Team Up To Give Stimulus Checks To Undocumented ImmigrantsCalifornia undocumented workers will receive between $500 and $1000 as part of a $125 million coronavirus disaster relief fund, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday.