Articles Tagged With ‘Illegal Immigration’




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California opposes sanctuary cities, Berkeley poll suggests

Californians are overwhelmingly opposed to sanctuary city immigration policies, according to a poll commissioned by UC Berkeley Institute for Governmental Studies (IGS). As a caveat, the director of IGS notes 99.5 percent of participants in... (Continue reading)

Local school districts banning cooperation with ICE

The Santa Maria-Bonita School District board adopted a resolution Wednesday aimed at shielding students from the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. Santa Maria-Bonita is the latest of several local school districts, including San... (Continue reading)

California suffers ‘first casualty of the Trump presidency’

California is tabling its plan to allow illegal immigrants to buy health insurance from the exchange created by the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Though congressional Republicans have launched an effort to repeal... (Continue reading)

Men accused of murdering Marilyn Pharis to appear in court

The two men accused of sexually assaulting and murdering Santa Maria woman Marilyn Pharis, 64, are due to appear in court this week for preliminary hearings. [KSBY] Last week, Santa Barbara County prosecutors announced they... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly declares support for ‘undocumented’ students

Amid uncertainty as to whether President-elect Donald Trump will dismantle an executive order that grants some illegal immigrants exemption from deportation, Cal Poly administrators declared their support for “undocumented” students who are attending the university.... (Continue reading)

Unaccompanied children immigrating to California

Immigration experts say a surge in unaccompanied children may cross the border this summer and enter California. Many of them are destined for Los Angeles County and other locations in the state. [KPPC] Nearly 70,000... (Continue reading)

SF sheriff voted out after killing of Cal Poly grad

Four months following the murder of Cal Poly grad Kathryn Steinle, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi lost his bid for reelection in a landslide. [SF Gate] With all precincts reporting and most votes counted, former... (Continue reading)

SF sheriff faces challenge after killing of Cal Poly grad

Following the killing of Cal Poly grad Kathryn Steinle, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is at risk of losing reelection on Tuesday. If Mirkarimi were to lose, he would become the city’s third incumbent sheriff... (Continue reading)

Immigration sweep nets three arrests in SLO County

Federal immigration agents arrested 244 illegal immigrants, including three in San Luis Obispo County and 20 in Santa Barbara County, during a four-day sweep of Southern California last week. [LA Daily News] The sweep produced... (Continue reading)

California bill calls for restrictions on releasing illegal immigrants

As a response to the killing of Cal Poly grad Kathryn Steinle, Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill restricting transfers of illegal immigrants from federal to local custody. [LA Times] SB 57, authored by senators... (Continue reading)



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