Virginia Kice

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Berkeley Police to Disregard Immigration Status

    The Berkeley City Council broke ranks with the federal government this week, ordering their police department not to participate in immigration policing. The council, bowing to demands from the Coalition for a Safe Berkeley, voted to instruct its Police Department to ignore the immigration status ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Federal Fingerprinting Program May Still ID Illegal Immigrant Teens Shielded By City

    Looking for the right fingerprints​This week Mayor Ed Lee announced the city would stop alerting federal immigration officials about illegal immigrant youth they book into juvenile hall on felony charges -- if the teens have family in the Bay Area.Even with this new policy, immigration authorities ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Washington First State To Spurn Feds' Secure Communities Fingerprinting Program

    ​Washington State just did what San Francisco tried so hard to do but ultimately failed at: It gave the metaphorical finger to Secure Communities, the controversial fingerprinting program that identifies illegal immigrants picked up by local police.Washington became the first state in the country ... More >>

  • News

    November 18, 2009

    Sanctuary Sellout

    Before: S.F. coddled undocumented teen criminals. After: S.F. punishes undocumented teens who commit crimes (and some who don't, too).

  • News

    April 5, 2006

    Eject d'Art

    Just when Huck Gee is gaining international recognition for his edgy dolls, this country wants to kick him out

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