Trump Ending Protections for Salvadorans Puts South Bay Families at Risk of Deportation

President Trump revoking temporary protected status for Salvadorans puts even more South Bay residents at risk of deportation.

SV411 Podcast: Rep. Zoe Lofgren on Trump’s Mental Instability

In this week’s SV411 podcast, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren speaks about her resolution to assess the mental stability of President Donald Trump, as well as who she thinks represents the future of the Democratic Party.

International College Students Return to the Valley with Trump, Immigration Fears Top of Mind

As the Trump administration calls for the deportation of nearly 800,000 DACA recipients, it’s no surprise that international students are questioning their own future in this country.

Jose Antonio Vargas Films for Immigration Reform

When Jose Antonio Vargas turned 16 years old, he did what almost every kid his age does. He applied for a driver’s permit. But when he went to the DMV, he got something unexpected: the truth about his immigration status. “The woman at the DMV told me that my green card was fake,” Vargas says. […]

KTVU Fires Producers for Racist Asiana Crash Report, Attempts to Scrub Internet

Almost three weeks afterKTVU afternoon anchor Tori Campbell read fake, racist names while reporting on the July 6 Asiana flight 214 crash, the news station is still cleaning up its mess. The station confirmed Wednesday that it has fired at least three longtime producers over the on-air gaffe, which went viral a few seconds after Campbell stopped talking. But in an effort to erase any video evidence of the blunder, KTVU has also begun using copyright law to demand that YouTube remove videos of its anchor’s mistake.

DACA Could Help Students, Combat Crime

President Barack Obama’s “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) program, a policy enacted in June that allows illegal immigrants who arrived in the United States as children to obtain a work permit, a valid Social Security number and a contingent promise of deferred action with regard to deportation. DACA does not provide a path to lawful permanent resident status, U.S. citizenship or legal immigration status. But, perhaps unintentionally, a new study from Stanford suggests that DACA could result in drops in crime nationwide.