immigration

6:03pm

Tue December 10, 2013
Politics

DREAMer hackers code for immigration reform with FWD.us

Sarahi Salamanca and her team are building a website that will aggregate videos to promote immigration reform.
Audrey Dilling

Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca and her team of designers and coders have the next 25 hours to build a website. Not just any website, but one that’s engaging enough to influence the national conversation around immigration policy.

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11:07am

Thu October 24, 2013

My Sister’s Story: ‘Broken’ Taillight Leads to Deportation

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Anonymous
Editor's Note: California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law a bill (AB60) that will allow undocumented immigrants to have driver's licenses, making it potentially safer for those immigrants to drive without fear of deportation. The author of this piece wished to keep their identity and that of their family members anonymous, so aliases were used.

5:36pm

Wed October 23, 2013
Your Legal Rights 7pm 10.23.13

Immigration Fraud and other State Bar Consumer Issues.

Immigration Fraud and other State Bar Consumer Issues.

Guest: Incoming State Bar of California President Luis Rodriguez; listeners are invited to call with questions for Chuck and his guest on the air, 415-841-4134.

Also tonight, our monthly Call-A-Lawyer Night. While Your Legal Rights is on the air, 7-8pm, please call our off-air law clinic with questions on any topic attorney specialists there are prepared to discuss: 800-525-9917 for private consultation.uez

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6:26pm

Wed October 16, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Commentary: Does being a tech couple in SF make you the "baddy"?

Mary sitting in a parklet on Valencia street.
Mary Willis

6:16pm

Thu October 10, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Government shutdown causes working visa uncertainty

People wanting to renew or get an E-3, H1-B or H1B1 visa to work in the US may be affected by the shutdown.
Flikr user: Icars

Thousands of people move to the Bay Area for a job. Many are from overseas, requiring a visa to live and work in the United States.

But the Government shutdown has closed a service needed to process some of these temporary work visas.

As a result, there are workers who may be forced to leave the country when their visas expire. Others are currently unable to return to the US without the proper documentation.

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