Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Undocumented Immigrants

Screen Grabs: Heavy themes for heavy times

New movies: Social media manipulation, voter suppression, deportation, white nationalism... Oh, and Suzi Quatro!

DACA decision offers no real protection, rights groups warn

On Thursday, Free SF, a coalition of immigrants’ rights groups, warned that the Supreme Court’s rejection of Trump’s attempt to end DACA offers no real protection for most undocumented...

SF measure would allow all residents to serve on commissions

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to put on the fall ballot a City Charter amendment that would allow all San Francisco residents to serve on boards...

ICE arrests at courthouse spur protests

“ICE is not welcome here! ICE is not welcome here!” The chant filled the air on Monday at a press conference arranged by immigrants’ rights organizations from throughout Northern California...

Local musicians step up to ‘Blanket the Homeless’

When I spoke with storied music producer Scott Mickelson last month, San Francisco was in the midst of a nationally covered anti-homeless kerfuffle. Housed residents of Clinton Park street...

Responding to the ICE raids

The Trump Administration is going forward with plans for massive deportation raids this weekend – but the message I am getting from immigration lawyers is: Don’t panic. Know your...

Bernie Day at the state Dem Convention

Sunday was Bernie Sanders Day at the state Democratic Convention. Bernie supporters packed the area outside the convention hall. Bernie signs were everywhere when he took the stage. And his...

Convention Day One: Prop. 13 reform, progressive support for Kimberly Ellis …

Wow – just the first afternoon, no candidates for president yet -- and so much is happening at the state Democratic Party convention. We had the battle around allowing undocumented...

Screen Grabs: Jeff Adachi, Romanian scandal, magnificent cake…

SCREEN GRABS In a week that brings the literally elephantine spectacle of a (mostly) live-action Dumbo remake by Tim Burton, you might well run in the other direction, towards idiosyncratic...

Campaign trail: Alioto, Breed seek GOP support …

Angela Alioto’s surprising announcement that she wants to radically weaken the city’s Sanctuary ordinance has already cost her political support. Mark Leno announced Friday that he was rescinding his endorsement...