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Steel foundry in Berkeley loses one third of workforce to I-9 'silent raid'

"Over the last few months, an East Bay steel company has been shedding about a third of its work force and it's not because of the economy. Pacific Steel was served with what immigrant advocates call a "silent raid." The company was audited by Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Berkeley Turns Cold Shoulder to ICE, Rejects SComm

"The city's police will no longer hand prisoners over to federal immigration authorities under an action approved Tuesday night. The City Council voted unanimously not to respond to Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests to take charge of Berkeley prisoners suspected of violating federal...

Berkeley Receives $1 Million for Undocumented Students

"The University of California, Berkeley announced Tuesday that the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund has awarded $1 million toward scholarships for undocumented students. The gift will assist 200 undocumented students at Berkeley and help more in the future, the university said. Most undocumented...

The Changing Face of America: INSIDE THE LATINO VOTE AND IMMIGRATION REFORM

An Intensive Institute for Journalists - May 2-5, 2013 "The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism invites professional print, broadcast, and online journalists in the United States to apply to its third New York Times Institute on Immigration Reporting. The 20 applicants selected as New York...

U.C. Berkeley Math Club President Takes DREAM Act Case to YouTube

"Terrence Park has done plenty of work - in laundries, in restaurants and tutoring in private homes - to realize his dream of getting a college education. But the 24-year-old UC Berkeley math club leader and biostatistics major from South Korea said Wednesday that he never dreamed he would reveal...