By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 05/06 — Several rural Illinois counties have taken a stand for gun rights by co-opting a word that conservatives associate with a liberal policy to skirt the law: sanctuary.
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 04/16 — More local governments in California are resisting the state’s efforts to resist the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown,
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/11 — California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday to deploy 400 National Guard troops at President Donald Trump’s request,
By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/05 — Asserting the situation had reached “a point of crisis,” President Donald Trump signed a proclamation directing the deployment of the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling.
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 03/28 — California and its Democratic-controlled Legislature have courted a reputation for leading resistance against the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown.
By BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) 03/05 — Taking a cue from the fight over immigration, some states that have legalized marijuana are considering providing so-called sanctuary status for licensed pot businesses,
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 03/01 — About 800 “criminals” avoided immigration arrests because Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf alerted the public to the surprise operation,
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 02/10 — A man in the United States illegally was convicted Friday of killing two Northern California deputies in a case that helped fuel the national immigration debate.
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 01/06 — A Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate was sentenced Friday to time served for illegal gun possession.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 12/24 — Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday announced pardons or sentence reductions for some 150 convicted criminals,
By PAUL ELIAS and JANIE HAR, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/02 — The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier,
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/01 — Though the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle became a flashpoint in an intense national debate over immigration,
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 10/25 — Three tourists visiting San Francisco two years ago testified Tuesday that they saw a man — now charged with murder — on a popular pier moments after hearing a gunshot that killed a woman and reignited the national debate over illegal immigration.Read more »
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 10/23 — Trial is set to begin this week for a Mexican man who set off a national immigration debate after he shot and killed a woman on a popular San Francisco pier.