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12:42pm

Wed August 15, 2012
Politics

New immigration initiative inspires undocumented Americans to DREAM

Rev. Debbie Lee addresses Dreamers on the steps of the Grace Cathedral
Ashleyanne Krigbaum

This morning, thousands of young undocumented immigrants became eligible for temporary legal status due to the implementation of President Obama's policy, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which is considered the most expansive immigration policy to take effect in the past 25 years. The federal initiative grants access to work permits and temporary protection from deportation to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.

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10:42pm

Mon July 16, 2012
Politics

Will Durst: The Care Less Party

All of America should drop to its knees and thank the GOP for providing America with our replacement fireworks. Cities all over the country this year were forced to cancel Fourth of July festivities due to lack of money, fear of fire, and incompetent computers.

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11:39am

Fri July 13, 2012
Out In The Bay, July 12th, 2012

Out In The Bay: The Immigration Front

Judy Rickard, right, and her British wife, Karin, left.

The Immigration Front. Every day bi-national LGBT couples are denied the same rights as heterosexual couples. Fighting for their lives instead of being free to live them, these couples are subject to the homophobia of antiquated immigration laws. But under Obama, there is both hope and change. Marilyn talks with author Judy Rickard about her book, "Torn Apart," a chronicle of over 20 couples struggling with this punishing policy, and Lavi Soloway, attorney for many of the cases being challenged.

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8:49pm

Fri February 17, 2012
Politics

The President cashes in at Bay Area ATM

President Barack Obama poses for a picture during a stop at Great Eastern restaurant in San Francisco's Chinatown
Pete Souza Official White House Photo

There were two sides to the story of President Obama’s appearance at a San Francisco fundraiser Thursday night. One happened inside the Masonic Center on Nob Hill. The other took place immediately outside.

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