Tag Archives: sanctuary city

Campos to Introduce Legislation for Migrant Children

At today’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting, Supervisor David Campos will introduce legislation to urge San Francisco to aid in the humanitarian effort for the thousands of migrant children coming to the U.S., and San Francisco, to flee violence in Central America. Campos is requesting a special hearing at the Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee. It’s his hope that the city...

Organizaciones Batallan con Llegada de Menores Migrantes

El Área de la Bahía, y en particular la Misión, ha sido desde hace tiempo un refugio para inmigrantes que han huido de sus países natales en busca de asilo. Sin embargo, con el aumento en la cantidad de migrantes menores que escapan una aguda violencia en Centroamérica, las organizaciones en defensa de inmigrantes en el Distrito de la Misión...

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 a link between law enforcement and immigration enforcement, “it would completely undermine… the trust we are trying to build within our city.” Immigrant advocates have...

SF Officials Seek Deportation Defense Funding

To defend undocumented immigrants from incarceration and deportation under a Donald Trump administration, Supervisor David Campos and other city officials are pushing for $5 million in funding to hire attorneys to the Public Defender’s office and community nonprofits. Campos’s joint proposal with Public Defender Jeff Adachi hinges on the idea that those facing immigration proceedings should have legal counsel, like...