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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 01:08 PM PDT

Undocumented Immigrant Leaves Philly Church After 11 Months

Undocumented Immigrant Leaves Philly Church After 11 Months

Under the watchful eye of William Penn near Philadelphia City Hall, Javier Flores Garcia stepped into fresh air for the first time in almost 11 months Wednesday morning. “It was painful watching parents with...

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 08:41 AM PDT

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, the focus of a politically fraught debate between the White House and Congress. Americans...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 05:15 PM PDT

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

President Donald Trump's long list of immigration demands has landed with a thud among lawmakers hopeful for a deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The list of demands...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 12:14 PM PDT

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

President Donald Trump has told congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants,...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 07:27 PM PDT

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

In another sign of escalating tensions between President Donald Trump's administration and California, the nation's top immigration official said Friday his agency will have "no choice" but to arrest immigrants...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 08:28 PM PDT

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed "sanctuary state" legislation that extends protections statewide for immigrants living in the United States illegally.

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 12:51 PM PDT

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

Thursday marks the deadline for some 154,000 recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program to renew their applications, but many have not done so.

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 08:28 PM PDT

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

The line stretches down the block before the sun rises in Los Angeles, made up of immigrants seeking help to renew their work permits under a program that has shielded them from deportation but is now nearing...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 08:10 AM PDT

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Nearly 500 people were arrested across the country this week in a federal crackdown on undocumented immigrants in places that have opposed the Trump administration's deportation policy, NBC News reported. The...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 07:06 AM PDT

Pope Launches Awareness Campaign About Migrants' Plight

Pope Launches Awareness Campaign About Migrants' Plight

Pope Francis on Wednesday launched a two-year activism and awareness-raising campaign about the plight of migrants to counteract mounting anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S., Europe and beyond. The campaign...

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Sonoma Co. Toxic Clean Up May Not Finish Until Early 2018
Sonoma Co. Toxic Clean Up May Not Finish Until Early 2018

FEMA announced Thursday the North Bay Fires rank 4th on their list of disasters in terms of the amount of destruction and the number of lives taken in a single incident. The urban wildfires have killed at least...

Northern California Fire Victims
Northern California Fire Victims

At least 42 people were killed after a spate of wildfires ignited on Oct. 8 and ripped through a number of wine country communities. The wind-whipped fires spread swiftly, leaving people with just minutes to...

Small Communities Need Help Solving Toxic Water Problems
Small Communities Need Help Solving Toxic Water Problems

Five years ago California became the first state in the nation to recognize access to safe, clean drinking water as a human right. Five years later, the reality for hundreds of communities throughout the...

Here’s Why You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep
Here’s Why You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep

Seven common causes disrupting your sleep, plus how to conquer them

Senate Backs GOP Budget in Step Forward for Tax Revamp
Senate Backs GOP Budget in Step Forward for Tax Revamp

Republicans on Thursday muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promise of "massive tax cuts and reform." The 51-49 vote sets the stage for...

Woman Who Survived Vegas Massacre Loses Home to Wildfire
Woman Who Survived Vegas Massacre Loses Home to Wildfire

This former firefighter survived the Vegas massacre, only to have her home burn down in Santa Rosa.