"My children will have to stay here alone, without any of their parents to care for them,” Martha Lozano said.
A deal to protect Dreamers would not help undocumented immigrants like Harry Pangemanan, an Indonesian Christian who fled religious persecution in 1993.
The move, while mostly symbolic, is only the latest example of protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government.
The vote came in response to a report that ICE was planning to a launch a series of raids in the Bay Area to arrest 1,500 immigrants.
The deadline for a DACA deal is rapidly approaching.
Judge William Alsup's decision to temporarily block President Donald Trump from ending DACA is only the latest instance of the courts thwarting the administration's immigration crackdown.
One of the men on the plane and an attorney for two others say ICE deprived the immigrants of adequate food and water and access to a bathroom during their two-day detention on board.
In November, Gutierrez told the Seattle Times about his girlfriend whom he claims was deported after being tricked into meeting an ICE agent in a parking lot.
“The infiltrators will have the option to be imprisoned or leave the country,” Israel’s Ministry of Public Security said in a statement.
ICE is waging a broad campaign of fear designed to alienate, criminalize, and make immigrants feel as though they are not wanted in their own communities.
Trump also has an abysmal approval rating in California.
The president often cites Operation Wetback of 1954 but his plans, if realized, would dwarf that campaign.
Historically speaking, immigration control is one of the least constitutional and most racist realms of governance in U.S. law and life.
Undocumented workers make up a large share of four sectors of the American economy.
Immigration agents would be newly empowered to reject asylum-seekers earlier in the process under a draft not yet sent to field offices.
An obscure section of Trump’s executive order on border security will give local law enforcement agencies the power to enforce federal immigration laws.
States and municipalities may argue that their historic ability to control local "police powers" precludes helping the feds deport immigrants.
North Carolina teen Wildin Acosta is threatened with deportation after fleeing Honduras under threat of death for his religious commitment.
Court's statement affirming a ruling that blocks Obama's immigration plan sure to inspire reformers this fall.