Secure Communities http://kalw.org en Bay Area views on federal immigration reform http://kalw.org/post/bay-area-views-federal-immigration-reform <p>City Visions takes up&nbsp;the federal immigration reform debate and explores what the President's proposal could mean for the Bay Area. What are our region's pressing concerns and priorities? More visas for skilled workers?&nbsp;An easier path to citizenship for the undocumented?&nbsp;How can the Bay Area inform and advance the national discussion?</p><p></p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 17:43:04 +0000 City Visions 23634 at http://kalw.org Bay Area views on federal immigration reform California may choose "trust" over Secure Communities program http://kalw.org/post/california-may-choose-trust-over-secure-communities-program <p>It&rsquo;s been a busy season for immigration issues. In June, President Obama announced that <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVzzGZfZXqw">he would halt the deportations of undocumented immigrants</a> who came to the United States as minors. A week and a half later, the Supreme Court struck down most of Arizona&rsquo;s controversial immigration law, SB 1070.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 00:58:22 +0000 Mariel Waloff 14739 at http://kalw.org California may choose "trust" over Secure Communities program Secure Communities and the federal deportation program http://kalw.org/post/secure-communities-and-federal-deportation-program <p>Here in the Bay Area, we&rsquo;ve seen the immigration debate manifest itself mostly in a controversy over the federal immigration program Secure Communities. The program requires local jails to share fingerprints of everyone they arrest with immigration enforcement officials. KALW&rsquo;s Rina Palta sat down with the&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); ">California Immigrant Policy Center&#39;s</span>&nbsp;Jon Rodney to talk about how things are going.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 23:05:35 +0000 Rina Palta 9572 at http://kalw.org Secure Communities and the federal deportation program