Immigrant Life

Stencil collage by Bay Area artist Kate Deciccio. Photo by Laura Waxmann

Mexican & American Artists in New SF Exhibit

In an artistic collaboration that crosses individual and national boundaries, 55 artists will be showcasing their politically-fueled work in an effort to address struggles shared on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. “Mexicanos al Grito de Guerra: We didn’t cross...
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SF Rejects Immigration Enforcement

San Francisco supervisors unanimously adopted a non-binding policy Tuesday refusing to cooperate with a federal program that collects immigration details about suspects that makes it easier to deport undocumented immigrants. Supervisor John Avalos said that if local communities saw...
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Church Uses Clout and Prayer to Press SF Officials on Housing

For years, the Catholic Church has worked on immigrant rights, but nowadays in San Francisco, housing has moved to the top of the church’s social justice agenda. To that end it is organizing prayer vigils,...
Assessing the damage outside 3044 24th Street, late in the morning of the fire.

Community Remembers Shopkeeper, Husband, Father of Three

Friends, neighbors and family remembered the kindness and joyfulness of  Mohamed Shaibi, a 38-year-old father of three who died this weekend from the wounds he suffered during an early morning fire that broke out last week in his family’s apartment...