Articles Tagged With ‘Illegal Immigration’




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 would not pursue the death... (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. In 2012, President Barack Obama... (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 children — infants through age... (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 chief deputy sheriff Vicki Hennessy... (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 to fail in a reelection... (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 a record number of arrests... (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 Bob Huff and Shannon Runner,... (Continue reading)

Illegal immigrant a no-show in court

An illegal immigrant whom the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office recently let out of jail did not appear Thursday at his first court appearance for the alleged near-fatal beating of a 2-year-old girl. Francisco Chavez, 27, is accused of... (Continue reading)

U.S. senator probing Santa Maria murder case

The chairman of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee is investigating the background of an illegal immigrant, whom he says was allowed to murder a Santa Maria woman because of a dysfunctional immigration system. Last month, Victor Aureliano Martinez Ramirez,... (Continue reading)

Illegal immigrants accused of violent Central Coast attacks

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two men accused of committing recent assaults that left Central Coast residents with serious injuries have been identified by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as illegal immigrants, and one of the suspects is now out of jail.... (Continue reading)