ICE says 3 immigrants who evaded them because of Libby Schaaf, have been re-arrested

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has stoodresolute in the face of criticism from Trumpand ICE following her Feb. 24 warningto Bay Area immigrants.OAKLANDThe top U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement official says three undocumented immigrants, which they believe evaded apprehension because Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf's public warning of a raids last month, were arrested recently for violent … Continue reading ICE says 3 immigrants who evaded them because of Libby Schaaf, have been re-arrested

ICE arrests two undocumented immigrants in Hayward, city says it had no involvement

Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday duringa task force meeting in March discussingsanctuary city.HAYWARDU.S. Immigration, Customs and Enforcement agents arrested two undocumented immigrants in Hayward last Thursday, but the city says, based on its policies, it did not participate in the action. The Hayward Police Department, however, had been notified two days prior, on Tuesday, of ICE's intention … Continue reading ICE arrests two undocumented immigrants in Hayward, city says it had no involvement

The Wild and the Wacky from Tuesday’s Oakland City Council Meeting

OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL | Just over an hour into Tuesday night's Oakland City Council meeting, a man jumped on the desk and, at one point, attempted to leap onto the council dais. "Okie-dokie," Council President Pat Kernighan calmly said as the man scaled the half-circle dais.The San Francisco Chronicle reported 20-year-old Dante Cano was arrested … Continue reading The Wild and the Wacky from Tuesday’s Oakland City Council Meeting

Alameda Councilman has Previously Undisclosed Convictions for Fraud

ALAMEDA | CITY COUNCILBy Michele Ellson and Steven TavaresAlameda Councilmember Stewart Chen’s official biography offers the storybook journey of a man who immigrated from the Philippines as a teen and made his way onto the Alameda City Council, dedicating his time to a long list of Alameda and Oakland community organizations over more than a … Continue reading Alameda Councilman has Previously Undisclosed Convictions for Fraud