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DHS revises Secure Communities to enable illegal immigration (John Morton, ACLU, CHIRLA, NDLON, NIF, AILA, NYT, Ammiano) - 06/20/11

... Halted" immigrationforum.org/press/release-display/ enforcement-changes-welcome-but-secure-communities-must-be-halted * San Francisco Police Commissioner Angela Chan (also a staff attorney at Asian Law Caucus), said the reason ICE and the FBI, "are so crazy for S-Comm is because it’s the first step in a much bigger loop that will include citizens and non-citizens alike." [2] * California...

San Francisco requires birth certificate in relation to nannies (immigration, birther irony) - 06/10/11

Those who've followed the news of San Francisco's very lax position on immigration, the types of people who promote massive immigration, as well as our Obama citizenship issue might get a chuckle (or more) out of this. If you aren't familiar with those issues, see the points below. From the last link: San Francisco's transportation authority has adopted a plan to issue special street parking...

Secure Communities is mandatory, over objections of San Francisco and others - 10/01/10

... Washington DC, and, of course, San Francisco. The article also quotes Walter Tejada of Arlington County as being upset, which is a good thing. And, this will one of the few positive steps Janet Napolitano has taken, just as long as it is actually mandatory in practice.

San Francisco supervisors overturn juvenile immigration reporting rule, complicate Newsom run - 10/21/09

From this: The San Francisco board of supervisors voted Tuesday to overturn a city policy that has been at the center of a national debate over offering illegal immigrants sanctuary. The policy, ordered by Mayor Gavin Newsom last summer, requires the police to contact Immigration and Customs Enforcement whenever they arrest a juvenile on felony charges who they suspect is in the United States...

New San Francisco police chief George Gascan says Mesa was about to fire him - 07/22/09

... the chief of police position in San Francisco. Police chiefs in Mesa report to the city manager. The city manager claims that, while they discussed the negative feedback Gascon had received, he never said he was going to fire him. In any case, he's Frisco's problem now.

Kamala Harris program "trained illegal immigrants for jobs they couldn't legally hold" - 06/22/09

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris is a contender for California state Attorney General. She's bad enough that some liberals in her city think she's incompetent and soft on crime. Not only that, but even the Los Angeles Times offers "San Francisco D.A.'s program trained illegal immigrants for jobs they couldn't legally hold/As she runs for state attorney general, prosecutor Kamala...

Gavin Newsom runs for California governor; *highlights* SF as sanctuary city, helping corrupt banks, and more - 04/21/09

San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom has announced his candidacy for governor of California. Video is here, his site is at gavinnewsom.com, and someone who is probably a sockpuppet is already spreading the good cheer at politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0409/Newsom_announces.html ("...He has already implemented Ideas for healthcare in Sf that have cut costs...") The CA GOP should let out a loud cheer about...

San Francisco city ID card helps illegal aliens find work, banks profit from illegally-earned money - 02/23/09

From this: San Francisco City Hall started issuing municipal photo identification cards to city residents on Jan. 15, regardless of their immigration status. "The SF ID card program is great," said Dr. Carlota Del Portillo, dean of the Mission campus. "It will be available for San Francisco residents only. If you live in Daly City, for example, you will not be able to have one." Of course, if...

Most literate cities of 2008: NYC at #24, L.A. at #56 - 12/26/08

... Washington DC; St Paul, MN; and San Francisco, CA. Meanwhile, down at #26 comes New York City, being beaten out by, among others, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Raleigh, Columbus, Lexington-Fayette (Kentucky), Nashville-Davidson (Tennessee), Tulsa, and Oakland. Scrolling frantically down the page, we find Los Angeles at #56, beaten out in turn by Newark, New Jersey; Riverside; and Plano,...

San Francisco discovers concept of borders, may restrict homeless benefits to locals - 12/22/08

... are here illegally, the city of San Francisco is always willing to be useful idiots. However, sometimes even they realize there are limits to liberalism ("S.F. blames out-of-towners for endless homeless problem" by CW Nevius, link): City officials are finally admitting what others have been saying for years: San Francisco is attracting huge numbers of homeless people from all over. Thousands of...

Gavin Newsom's San Francisco violated federal law? Perks for illegal aliens, and much more - 08/03/08

... Gavin Newsom" is as scary to the San Francisco Chronicle as it is to the rest of us, because they've actually done some real reporting on Frisco's sanctuary policy and their habit of supporting illegal immigration. First up is "Illegal immigrant arrested 5 times before feds told", about a 26-year-old crack dealer's trips through the revolving door (link). Then there's "S.F. fund aids teen felons...

Barack Obama misleads, smears Middle America - 04/11/08

Speaking in San Francisco at a fundraiser for the wealthy (and in Marin County no less; pictures of his tour here), Barack Obama smeared Pennsylvanians and others by saying: "You go into some of these small towns in Pennsylvania, and like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing's replaced them. And they fell through the Clinton administration, and...

Bill Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger promote corruption, try to fool people about "unbanked" program - 01/24/08

... underbelly of their proposals: the San Francisco program they mention is designed in large part to give banking services to illegal aliens. They don't even hint at that: ...[The American dream] is harder to achieve for millions of Americans because they spend too much of their hard-earned money on fees to cash their paychecks or pay off high-priced loans meant to carry them over until they get...

San Francisco approves ID card; corruption in plain sight; Tom Ammiano? - 11/14/07

The San Francisco Supervisors have approved a city ID card for everyone, including illegal aliens (link). While this will be sold as either a wacky plan from the far-left or a common-sense solution, the more likely reason this was pushed through is hiding in plain sight: [Bill author, supervisor Tom Ammiano] said banking institutions in San Francisco have signaled their willingness to accept the...

March 10 Committee - 10/30/07

... Justice May 1st Coalition - San Francisco Mexico-US Solidarity Network Mujeres Latinas en Accion National Lawyers Guild New Jersey Civil Rights Defense Committee Organizacion 10 de Abril Organizacion Fuerza Comunitaria (TX) Organizacion Latino del Suroeste Proyecto Libertad Si Se Puede - San Diego Students for Social Justice - UIC United Electrical Workers (UE) UNIRR (Red Unida de...

San Francisco: ID cards for illegal aliens (Tom Ammiano, Gavin Newsom, banks) - 09/07/07

San Francisco ("Frisco") is a true humanitarian city, a city that cares. Their latest proposal has nothing to do with making some people money or obtaining race-based power! Don't bother following the money and/or power trail, it isn't there. They just care about undocumented persons: San Francisco Supervisor Tom Ammiano is drafting legislation to create a city identification card for immigrants...

"An Education in Expansion" - 11/23/04

... passed by 20,000 or so votes. If San Francisco County had voted like the rest of California, it would have failed. However, the "liberals" in S.F. pushed it over the top. (Via reason . com/hitandrun/2004/11/the_luxury_of_l.shtml)

Fox of Mexico to get tough with the U.S.A. - 10/18/04

... replaced Mexican consul general to San Francisco Georgina Lagos] noted the important role she and five other consul generals in California had played in the growing acceptance of the matricula consular. She was especially critical of the timing, saying the assignment changes should not have been made at the very time the Mexican consuls had California state legislators eating out of their hands...