immigration

Playing the blame game

As the senior writer at the National Crime Prevention Council in Washington,…

 

Board to consider additional funds for immigrant legal defense

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is set to consider additional funding…

 

Why birth tourism from China persists even as US officials crack down

LOS ANGELES — At 10 a.m. on a cold morning in April…

San Francisco asylum office moving from Tenderloin to SoMa

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Asylum Office is undergoing a move next month,…

Lawsuit filed by immigrant students and parents against Berkeley School District

A class-action lawsuit was filed against the Berkeley School District on Wednesday…

Stories of Refugees, Part I: Out of Iraq

In the next few fortnights, this column will focus on stories of…

Written in parenthesis

Late in July, I watched a disturbing and wrenching play called “The…

Leaving family on the other side of the border

A reader in San Francisco recently commented on how ironic it is…

America’s culture of acceptance and our color crisis

On a clear, crisp morning in June, I gathered along with 20…

Green cards for the wealthy

If you have access to $500,000, it is possible to buy your…

Crime and Punishment: The Eddy Zheng story

‘A good act does not wash out the bad, nor a bad…

Steinle family files lawsuit over Pier 14 killing

The family of a woman shot and killed along San Francisco’s waterfront…

Supervisors, sheriff reach agreement over sanctuary city law

After months of heated politics over immigration policies, San Francisco reached an…

Sanctuary City: Welcome victims of crime

On KQED’s “Forum” program on May 9, hosted by Michael Krasny, San…

San Francisco steps up for refugees fleeing violence

"Why bother going to school? You are a worthless Indian!” These are…

Reframing negative immigrant narratives

It’s no secret that Donald Trump and other extremists are fanning the…

On range of issues, Clinton has edge over Trump

WASHINGTON — In an early general election warning for Donald Trump, Americans…

SF’s new sheriff at odds with supervisors over immigration policy

San Francisco’s newly elected Sheriff Vicki Hennessy doubled down Thursday on her…

Border walls cause more human suffering

Haven’t we seen from European history what walls do and how they…