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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 11:01 AM PST

These Are the 5 Bills Now Key to the Future of 'Dreamers'

These Are the 5 Bills Now Key to the Future of 'Dreamers'

President Donald Trump gave Congress six months to come up with a permanent solution for the immigration program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, when he announced in September that he was ending...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 05:10 AM PST

Texas Sheriff: It's Unlikely Border Agents Were Attacked

Texas Sheriff: It's Unlikely Border Agents Were Attacked

A Texas sheriff who was among the first people to reach two badly injured U.S. Border Patrol agents said he thinks they may have been sideswiped accidentally by a tractor-trailer, not attacked, as President...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 03:16 AM PST

Jury Finds Zarate Not Guilty in the Death of Kate Steinle

Jury Finds Zarate Not Guilty in the Death of Kate Steinle

The killing of a 32-year-old woman that thrust San Francisco’s so-called sanctuary city policy into the national spotlight two years ago once again reignited the immigration debate Thursday when a jury found an...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 12:04 PM PST

Immigrants Pushed to Return to Disaster-Stricken Countries

Immigrants Pushed to Return to Disaster-Stricken Countries

The Trump administration's recent decisions to end temporary protections for immigrants from countries struck by disaster have ignited a fiery debate over whether families are being forced to return to places...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 06:01 PM PST

GOP Shoves Tax Overhaul Ahead; Shutdown Still a Threat

GOP Shoves Tax Overhaul Ahead; Shutdown Still a Threat

Republicans held together and shoved their signature tax overhaul a crucial step ahead Tuesday as wavering GOP senators showed a growing openness. But its fate remained uncertain, and a planned White House...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 08:54 PM PST

Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey, Advocates Say

Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey, Advocates Say

Guillermo Miranda Vazquez starts his day in a parking lot near the Home Depot where he easily finds work alongside other day laborers who are cleaning up Houston after Hurricane Harvey. Some days, he clears...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 03:34 AM PST

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 05:03 PM PST

Wedding Held for US Man, Mexican Woman at Calif. Border

Wedding Held for US Man, Mexican Woman at Calif. Border

A United States man and a Mexican woman have wed between the doors of a steel border gate that is opened for only an hour or so every year. Saturday's wedding at Border Field State Park in San Diego was a first...

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 11:33 PM PST

At US-Mexico Border, 12 Families Get 3 Minutes to Reunite

At US-Mexico Border, 12 Families Get 3 Minutes to Reunite

A family living on opposite sides of the U.S.-Mexico border for more than 15 years was reunited for a few short minutes Saturday, when U.S. Border Patrol agents open the gates. It was all part of an event, now...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 02:29 PM PST

Democrats Press Homeland Security Pick on Immigration Issues

Democrats Press Homeland Security Pick on Immigration Issues

A group of Senate Democrats is pressing President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Homeland Security Department to endorse bipartisan legislation to shield from deportation thousands of young immigrants brought...

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Celebration of Life to Honor Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
Celebration of Life to Honor Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Family, friends and those with ties to the city of San Francisco on Sunday will say a final goodbye to Mayor Ed Lee five days after his untimely death at the age of 65.

Off-Duty Cop Surrenders After Shooting, Standoff in SF: PD
Off-Duty Cop Surrenders After Shooting, Standoff in SF: PD

An off-duty Richmond police officer has been placed on administrative leave after he was involved in a shooting and standoff at a hotel in San Francisco Sunday morning, according to police.

High Wind Advisories Issued Across the Bay Area
High Wind Advisories Issued Across the Bay Area

High wind advisories are in effect this morning at many Bay Area bridges and highway locations, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Coast Guardsman Found Not Guilty of Child Endangerment
Coast Guardsman Found Not Guilty of Child Endangerment

United States Coast Guardsman was found not guilty on multiple counts of child endangerment by a military judge Thursday in connection to the death of his three-year-old daughter more than six years ago. Senior...

Trump's Likely Tax Victory Overshadowed by Probe: Analysis
Trump's Likely Tax Victory Overshadowed by Probe: Analysis

Poised to bask in the triumph of his first major legislative victory, President Donald Trump's team on Sunday was again forced to grapple with the growing Russia probe that has shadowed the White House for much...

Suspicious Package in Mission District Deemed Safe: SFPD
Suspicious Package in Mission District Deemed Safe: SFPD

San Francisco police on Saturday investigated a suspicious package in the Mission district, and shortly thereafter declared the scene safe. Roads and the 16th Street Mission BART station have reopened.