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Immigrant rights organizations show their support for the “Right to Counsel for Immigrants” proposal at Tuesday’s press conference in front of San Francisco City Hall. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

SF Immigrant Rights Advocates Seek Funding to Fight Trump Deportations $5 million proposal would hire 23 new immigration attorneys to represent detained immigrants

Holding San Francisco to its promise of remaining a sanctuary city for its immigrant residents, immigrant rights organizations and the Public Defender’s Office are asking the city to fund increased legal services to provide representation [...]
El Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos

El Supremo de EEUU evalúa dividido los derechos de los inmigrantes detenidos

(EFE) — El Tribunal Supremo de Estados Unidos evaluó esta semana dividido entre sus miembros progresistas y conservadores si los inmigrantes pueden ser detenidos indefinidamente o si debe fijarse un límite a la reclusión, un [...]
Paul Chávez, Director Ejecutivo del Centro Legal de la Raza, habla en la conferencia de prensa del martes anunciando la colaboración entre los grupos locales de derechos de los inmigrantes y la ciudad para brindar una representación universal a los residentes indocumentados de Oakland. Chávez está flanqueado por representantes del Centro Legal y el Concejal Noel Gallo (izquierda) y la alcaldesa Libby Schaaf (a la derecha). Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Oakland, SF Consideran la formación de equipos de respuesta inmigratoria para combatir deportaciones bajo Trump Las ciudades están trabajando con organizaciones sin fines de lucro para lograr representación legal universal para los residentes indocumentados

La alcaldesa Libby Schaaf anunció esta semana que Oakland se ha comprometido a permanecer como una ciudad santuario, comprometiéndose a lograr “representación legal universal” para todos sus residentes indocumentados y trabajando con grupos de derechos [...]
Paul Chavez, Executive Director of Centro Legal de la Raza, speaks at Tuesday's press conference announcing the collaboration between local immigrant rights groups and the city to provide universal representation for Oakland's undocumented residents. Chavez is flanked by representatives of Centro Legal and Councilmember Noel Gallo (left) and Mayor Libby Schaaf (right). Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Oakland, SF Consider Forming Response Teams to Fight Deportations Under Trump Cities working with nonprofits to achieve universal legal representation for undocumented residents

Mayor Libby Schaaf announced this week that Oakland is committed to remaining a sanctuary city, pledging to achieve “universal legal representation” for all its undocumented residents and working with immigrant rights groups and heads of [...]
Dave Kaval, Oakland Athletics New President, John Fisher New Managing Partner

Dave Kaval, Oakland Athletics New President, John Fisher New Managing Partner - Lew Wolff, Mike Crowley to have new roles with Oakland A's

Get this. After years of battling with the City of Oakland and the County of Alameda over public funding, here’s an Oakland sports organization that wants to change the relationship. Dave Kaval, new Oakland A’s [...]
Ayodele Nzinga (left) and Lailan Huen spoke Monday
evening at the Oakland City Council meeting. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Oakland Coalition Wins Community Benefits from Wood Partners Downtown Apartment Development

Representatives of a community and labor coalition this week declared a victory in their six-month fight to win community benefits from Wood Partners’ 262-unit, one square-block apartment development, winning significant changes in an agreement that [...]