Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed several bills that seek to protect California workers who are immigrants or victims of domestic violence and other crimes.
About 2,000 supporters of immigration reform marched through Hollywood on Saturday as part of rallies nationwide to push for congressional action, while California’s governor signed a series of bills on the topic, saying he was not going to wait on Washington.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that prohibits local law enforcement agencies from detaining people for deportation if they are arrested for a minor crime and otherwise eligible to be released from custody.
Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill Thursday adding California to the growing list of states allowing immigrants in the country illegally to obtain driver licenses.
A debate over granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses continues to chug along after the California Legislature passed a bill on it Thursday night.
After decades of debate and discussion, the Calif. Legislature approved a bill that will allow undocumented workers to obtain driver’s licenses.
Immigrants who are in the country illegally would be able to get California driver’s licenses under a bill approved Thursday by the state Senate, but it was not immediately certain whether it would be sent to the governor this year.
Gov. Jerry Brown will consider a bill that would make it illegal for employers to report workers to immigration authorities as retaliation for complaining about their working conditions.
California would become the first state to allow non-citizens who are in the country legally to serve as jurors under a bill that cleared the Assembly on Thursday and heads to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.
Certain immigrants who are not U.S. citizens could serve as poll workers in California under legislation heading to Gov. Jerry Brown.
For immigrants working toward the American Dream, some employers are now helping them reach their dream of becoming Americans.
The state Senate on Monday approved legislation that would allow immigrants who are not U.S. citizens to assist voters casting a ballot.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday in support of a bill that would allow unauthorized immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses.
The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. government Tuesday over the way Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally agree to be sent home, claiming the so-called voluntary departures are actually coerced.
Immigrant families and advocates gathered Monday at a viewing party to watch President Barack Obama’s inaugural ceremony.