sanctuary city

Former District 9 Supervisor David Campos speaks at a rally for immigrant's rights at City Hall on  December 6, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Board to consider additional funds for immigrant legal defense

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

 

SF considers spending $7M to block deportations in Trump era

San Francisco may spend more than $7 million during the next two…

 

Kate Steinle was killed at Pier 14 along the Embarcadero on July 1, 2015. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Steinle family files lawsuit over Pier 14 killing

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

 

Sheriff Vicki Hennessy, left, and Supervisor John Avalos find themselves on opposing sides of the ongoing debate about San Francisco’s status as a sanctuary city. (All: Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Sanctuary City: Welcome victims of crime

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

Sheriff Vicki Hennessy, left, and Supervisor John Avalos find themselves on opposing sides of the ongoing debate about San Francisco’s status as a sanctuary city. (All: Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Malia Cohen, who represents the Bayview-Hunters Point area, has had a deteriorating relationship with the San Francisco Police Officers Association.

O’Reilly slams Supervisor Malia Cohen for Sanctuary City immigration policy

San Francisco's least favorite conservative mouthpiece is mouthing off again, and this…

Malia Cohen, who represents the Bayview-Hunters Point area, has had a deteriorating relationship with the San Francisco Police Officers Association.
Kitzia Esteva, 28, and Maria Hernandez, 39, both of San Francisco, protest outside City Hall on Oct. 20, 2015 (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Board of Supervisors stands behind sanctuary city policy

Amid a national debate over immigration, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors stood…

Kitzia Esteva, 28, and Maria Hernandez, 39, both of San Francisco, protest outside City Hall on Oct. 20, 2015 (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
At a panel Tuesday morning at San Francisco State Univeristy of nearly a dozen undocumented students, John King, senior advisor delegated duties of deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, discussed the agency’s first-ever resource guide for educators to better support undocumented youths in high school and college. (Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner)

First-of-its-kind federal resource guide helps educators support undocumented youths

San Francisco State University junior Pamela Ortiz was dismayed when a political…

At a panel Tuesday morning at San Francisco State Univeristy of nearly a dozen undocumented students, John King, senior advisor delegated duties of deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, discussed the agency’s first-ever resource guide for educators to better support undocumented youths in high school and college. (Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner)

Consider victims if policy changes

The tragic shooting of Kathryn Steinle has shaken San Francisco. In this…

Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez.

Suspect in Kathryn Steinle killing appears in court

The man accused of killing a 32-year-old woman on Pier 14 on…

Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez.
Jim Steinle, father of Kathryn Steinle, killed on a San Francisco Pier by a man previously deported several times, testiifies a Senate Judiciary hearing in Washington, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Steinle told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Congress should push forward with efforts to close legal loopholes that currently allow local authorities to decide if they will cooperate with federal immigration authorities.   (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Father of woman killed at SF pier urges immigration changes

The family of a California woman shot and killed while walking along…

Jim Steinle, father of Kathryn Steinle, killed on a San Francisco Pier by a man previously deported several times, testiifies a Senate Judiciary hearing in Washington, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Steinle told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Congress should push forward with efforts to close legal loopholes that currently allow local authorities to decide if they will cooperate with federal immigration authorities.   (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks at a press conference about the circumstances that led up to the April 15, 2015 release of Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, the man in custody for the shooting death of a woman on San Francisco's pier 14 on July 1, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Sheriff defends release of alleged Pier 14 shooter, blames feds for failing to deport

San Francisco’s embattled sheriff, Ross Mirkarimi, defended his department’s release of Juan…

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks at a press conference about the circumstances that led up to the April 15, 2015 release of Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, the man in custody for the shooting death of a woman on San Francisco's pier 14 on July 1, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Father Cameron Faller of Restorative Justice Ministry drops holy water during a vigil for Kathryn Steinle, Monday, July 6, 2015, on Pier 14 in San Francisco. Steinle was gunned down while out for an evening stroll at Pier 14 with her father and a family friend on Wednesday, July 1. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

Media loses sight of the facts in SF homicide suspect coverage

The story of an undocumented Mexican immigrant who allegedly shot and killed…

Father Cameron Faller of Restorative Justice Ministry drops holy water during a vigil for Kathryn Steinle, Monday, July 6, 2015, on Pier 14 in San Francisco. Steinle was gunned down while out for an evening stroll at Pier 14 with her father and a family friend on Wednesday, July 1. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

San Francisco sheriff's deputies allowed to assist ICE

San Francisco Sheriff Michael Hennessey will begin releasing illegal immigrants suspected of…

How will Kamala Harris deal with Secure Communities?

District Attorney Kamala Harris, soon to be the state’s attorney general, is…

Sheriff repeats sanctuary city claim

San Francisco’s sheriff has renewed a call to opt out of a…