Stories about Immigration

What’s really behind Obama’s Cuba move

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson DECEMBER 23, 2014 -- There were two big takeaways from President Obama’s Cuban opening. The first is obvious. After 55 years...

Undocumented residents can give organs — but not receive them

By Viji Sundaram  SAN PABLO, DECEMBER 5 – Without treatment to replace her failing kidneys, Olga knows she will die. The 37-year-old single mother is desperate...

Bay Area marches for Ayotzinapa, because it had to

  By Caitlin Donohue NOVEMBER 21, 2014 -- If the people of Mexico needed proof that the rest of the world stood with them yesterday, they...

Latino voices will be heard in 2014 — but not enough

  By Ed Kissam AUGUST 12, 2104 -- On August 4, a provocative article from Nate Cohn appeared in the New York Times—“Why House Deportation Vote...

David Campos and the incredible journey

By Tim Redmond The campaign materials say things like “Supervisor David Campos immigrated to the U.S. from his native Guatemala at age 14 with his...

Undocumented, uninsured, and in debt for life

By Jesus E. Valenzuela-Felix Editor’s Note: California Senator Ricardo Lara’s (D- Huntington Park/Long Beach) Health For All Bill (SB 1005) – it would make all...

Why are Mayor Lee’s allies trying to oust a good police commissioner?

By Tim Redmond APRIL 28, 2014 -- I have spent the past week shaking my head and trying to figure out one of those weird...

Will airbnb have to pay for its past violations? Or does tech just get amnesty for everything?

By Tim Redmond APRIL 14, 2014 -- Airbnb has changed its terms of service (which I suspect nobody reads anyway) to warn people that they...

City Beat: Immigration holds, evictions – and the loss of an entire city block in the Mission

Tom Ammiano, shown here at the David Campos for Assembly kickoff, has helped stave off thousands of deportations. By Tim Redmond APRIL 7, 2014 -- Guess...

Double-crossed by the DEA: The story of an undocumented informant

By Yolanda Gonzalez Gomez New American Media March 3, 2014 -- Norma knows what it's like to live through hell. She says she's experienced it ever...