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Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

An Immigration Impasse Long in the Making

An Immigration Impasse Long in the Making

The Arizona law is the culmination of years of inaction by Washington to deal with the issue of illegal immigration. 

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Thousands March in Arizona Over Immigration Law

Thousands March in Arizona Over Immigration Law

The Arizona law is the culmination of years of inaction by Washington to deal with the issue of illegal immigration. 

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Border Patrol Agent Caught Sleeping at Border

Border Patrol Agent Caught Sleeping at Border

"We take this incident very seriously," says a border patrol spokesman.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

AG Tells San Francisco to Turn Over Fingerprints

AG Tells San Francisco to Turn Over Fingerprints

An effort to police immigration status of anyone arrested moves forward.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Bay Area Sounds Off on Anti-Illegal Immigration Debate

Bay Area Sounds Off on Anti-Illegal Immigration Debate

The country is clearly divided on the subject of illegal immigration and that hold true here in the Bay Area.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Audience Echoes NBC Poll: We Are a Nation Divided on Immigration

Audience Echoes NBC Poll: We Are a Nation Divided on Immigration

Across NBC's network of city websites, the conversation on immigration policy was active.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Larry Gerston Ph.D.

Tap Dancing on the Illegal Immigration Issue

Tap Dancing on the Illegal Immigration Issue

Given the explosive attitudes toward illegal immigration, you would think that the candidates for Governor would be tripping over themselves to "throw the rascals out."

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Facing Deportation for Stopping Crime

Facing Deportation for Stopping Crime

It's called Section 287(g), and it means local police can enforce federal immigration laws. That's why an illegal immigrant from Mexico faces deportation after he did the right thing and called 911 to report...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

A Look at One of the Most Active Spots on the Border

A Look at One of the Most Active Spots on the Border

It's called Section 287(g), and it means local police can enforce federal immigration laws. That's why an illegal immigrant from Mexico faces deportation after he did the right thing and called 911 to report...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Undocumented Bay Area Student Thrives

Undocumented Bay Area Student Thrives

Mayra is a student leader, but her immigration status forces her to live in the shadows.

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