immigrants

Citing a zero-tolerance immigration policy, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has supported young children being taken from their parents. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Separating children from their asylum-seeking families is bad policy

In the last few days, we’ve heard heart-rending stories of young children…

 

San Francisco has an opportunity to support a ballot a measure that would allow all parents of children in our school system to vote in school board elections, regardless of immigration status. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner file photo)

Giving all parents a voice in their children’s education

This November, we will be asked to choose between two historic candidates…

 

California immigrant kids gain state-funded health care

SACRAMENTO — Children and teens brought illegally to the United States gained…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump supporter Luisa Aranda gestures as she is interviewed before Trump spoke at the California Republican Party 2016 Convention in Burlingame on Friday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Trump’s rise is driving immigrants to become citizens

MIAMI — On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump supporter Luisa Aranda gestures as she is interviewed before Trump spoke at the California Republican Party 2016 Convention in Burlingame on Friday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Fake surgeon sentenced to 20 years for sexual assault, other charges

A 53-year-old fake surgeon was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in…

The figures obtained by The Associated Press show that the Obama administration deported just over 231,000 people during the past 12 months ending September 28.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12…

The figures obtained by The Associated Press show that the Obama administration deported just over 231,000 people during the past 12 months ending September 28.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Father Cameron Faller, of Restorative Justice Ministry, answers questions before a vigil for Kathryn Steinle, Monday, July 6, 2015, on Pier 14 in San Francisco. Steinle was shot and killed on Wednesday, July 1st on Pier 14. Francisco Sanchez was arrested for the shooting. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

Pier 14 homicide reaction: Study unsupportive of ‘immigrants as criminals’ narrative

As the media and politicians spin the killing of Kathryn Steinle into…

Father Cameron Faller, of Restorative Justice Ministry, answers questions before a vigil for Kathryn Steinle, Monday, July 6, 2015, on Pier 14 in San Francisco. Steinle was shot and killed on Wednesday, July 1st on Pier 14. Francisco Sanchez was arrested for the shooting. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerCarol Chen stands in front of her North Beach home holding red envelopes she plans to give out to friends during the Chinese New Year celebration.

Chinese New Year: Celebrating in a new country

Feb. 19 will be the first Chinese New Year for Carol Chen…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerCarol Chen stands in front of her North Beach home holding red envelopes she plans to give out to friends during the Chinese New Year celebration.
Gary Fabian/NOAAMultibeam sonar image at San Francisco's Golden Gate highlighting the shipwrecks City of Rio de Janeiro

Images released of S.S. City of Rio de Janeiro that sunk at Golden Gate

Three-dimensional sonar images and maps of a shipwreck near the Golden Gate…

Gary Fabian/NOAAMultibeam sonar image at San Francisco's Golden Gate highlighting the shipwrecks City of Rio de Janeiro
Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerCommunity Youth Center of San Francisco members talk about the new book “We Are All Wizards

Chinese immigrants learn new techniques on parenting in SF

An immigrant to San Francisco from Guangzhou, Fanny Feng grew up with…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerCommunity Youth Center of San Francisco members talk about the new book “We Are All Wizards

SF to help fund immigration attorneys

San Francisco will become the first city in California to provide funding…

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Democrats to unveil $2.7B bill on immigrant children

Senate Democrats on Tuesday circulated legislation to significantly cut President Barack Obama's…

AP Photo/Eric Gay
AP Photo/Eric Gay

Child migrant surge shifts politics of immigration

The surge of Central American children crossing the U.S. southern border has…

AP Photo/Eric Gay
Rich Pedroncelli/AP file photoLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Los Angeles to help shelter immigrant children

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he will coordinate with federal officials…

Rich Pedroncelli/AP file photoLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerPhlebotomist Kelly Yu Huang draws blood from a patient at the Chinese Hospital in Chinatown.

New report highlights struggles of Asian, Pacific Islander residents in SF

Following in the footsteps of many generations of immigrants, Chloe Chen, her…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerPhlebotomist Kelly Yu Huang draws blood from a patient at the Chinese Hospital in Chinatown.
Jessica Kwong/The S.F. ExaminerDavid Campos calls for support for his resolution to designate April as Immigrant Family Month.

Study says immigrants feel welcome in San Francisco, but housing, jobs tough to find

Immigrants find San Francisco welcoming but on the other hand, lacking in…

Jessica Kwong/The S.F. ExaminerDavid Campos calls for support for his resolution to designate April as Immigrant Family Month.
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California gives immigrants driver's licenses

California on Thursday joined the growing list of states that allow immigrants…

AP Photo/Nick UtFrom left to right