Stories about Immigration

Gaping holes in safety net for uninsured

Undocumented residents make up half of the 3 million Californians who still lack health insurance By Anna Challet MARCH 19, 2015 -- The safety net for uninsured...

The Agenda: Feb. 9-14

 Clean Power, the CIA, Hedge Funds ... and are we really punishing the rich?   By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 9, 2015 – Question Time, the brilliant creation...

A new pro-growth group takes on the politics of housing

SFBARF is getting a lot of press for a theory -- build and build and build and housing prices will come down -- that...

The Black Madonna speaks!

Before her appearance at the As You Like It party, Sat/7, the outspoken Chicago DJ talks about house legends, Quebecois disco, true Menergy, and...

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...