Cindy Chang was driving from San Jose to Phoenix for a friend's wedding early this month when she was stopped at an immigration checkpoint in Eloy, Ariz. These structures are common this close to the border. Chang, a 26-year old Sunday school teacher who has lived in the Bay Area since her f ... More >>
Anthony Makk, left, can stay for nowAnthony Makk, the gay San Franciscan who was in jeopardy of being deported back to his native Australia today, will be staying here a little longer. His attorneys are filing a spouse visa petition in a New York immigration court, which will buy Makk a little ex ... More >>
Anthony Makk, left, with husband Bradford WellsUpdate, 2:30 p.m.: Steve Ralls from Immigration Equality e-mailed SF Weekly to say that Bradford Wells did not have a heart attack. "I just received an update, and Bradford is back
home from the hospital, and resting. He did not have a heart a ... More >>
Luisa Argueta, center, and her mother, Brenda GutierrezUpdate, 5:30 p.m.: A Feinstein spokesperson says, "Senator Feinstein's office recently received information about the case and is currently reviewing the matter."Original post:A 19-year-old Antioch resident eligible for the DREAM Act is askin ... More >>
We've heard stories before of people reporting their exes to immigration officials, but a couple of psycho tales in the news today one-upped that revenge tactic.In San Francisco, a person reported to police that a 25-year-old female Hispanic friend sent out a desperate text message that she was b ... More >>
I hope you'll forgive me if I keep this week's Gov InAction curt: I told WAY too many David Chiu jokes over the weekend, and now I'm worn out. I've got to remember to pace myself.
However, in case you're wondering, here's how many David Chius it takes to change a light bulb:
• None: Aaro ... More >>
Coming to a San Francisco park near you?
It took a plummeting economy and disastrous wars in the Middle East to make America awful enough to rise up above centuries of racial strife with the election of Barack Obama, The Onion reported Nov. 5.
In San Francisco, it has taken a half-billion-doll ... More >>
In a landmark case, Amanda DuValle, allegedly brutalized in Nicaragua because she is a transsexual, escaped deportation from the U.S. by invoking the U.N. Convention Against Torture. But if she won, why is she still in jail?