The $125 million fund for undocumented immigrants in the state is up and running, but some are struggling to obtain the funds as organizations work to answer tens of thousands of calls daily.
ICE notified the South Korean consulate and requested that they notify Ahn’s next of kin.
The total of $125 million is to be shared among 150,000 people in a state where there are an estimated 3 million undocumented immigrants.
Mayor London Breed said that Dorsey's donation more than doubles the total contributions to Give2SF and brings the total funding to $26.3 million.
"I'm very happy that I found work," Jose said in Spanish through a translator. "I now have money to send to my family. This is very important."
A coalition of attorneys that included the San Francisco public defender’s office and the ACLU filed a lawsuit in April calling on ICE to release inmates from Mesa Verde and Yuba County Jail.
The program offers each adult $500 to be distributed through nonprofit groups in an effort to protect recipients from providing personal information that might cost them other benefits or increase their danger of being deported.
Marcos Saul Aurora Gonzalez and is one of about 250 members of the 30-year-old San Francisco Day Labor Program and Women's Collective. He wasn't always homeless. But since the Bay Area stay-at-home order shut down most business, the 37-year-old from El Salvador has not been able to find work.
These aide networks can be informal and operate on word-of-mouth and social media fundraising campaigns, the AP reported.
Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., unveiled legislation Tuesday that would force the government to deport all illegal immigrants held in the U.S. when a national emergency is declared because of a communicable disease -- the latest call for tougher border and immigration restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund has sued the federal government over its denial of coronavirus relief payments to U.S. citizens who are married to immigrants without social security numbers.
The president made the announcement in a tweet on Monday.
Immigrants detained by ICE in two California facilities should be released because of unsafe conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic, a lawsuit alleged.
Gov. Newsom created a relief fund for undocumented immigrants and extended call center hours to help the record 2.7 million Californians who've applied for unemployment benefits.
Oakland Unified School District educators launched StimulusPledge.org where the public can pledge some or all of their coming stimulus checks to undocumented families.
Marcos Saul Aurora Gonzalez is undocumented and therefore, ineligible for any of the federal stimulus money, up to $1,200 per adult, that is supposed to be arriving soon to roughly 60 million Americans.
Officials with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement say an ICE detainee in Arizona has tested positive for COVID-19.
Calling migrant detention facilities "hotbeds of contagion," a Los Angeles federal judge has ordered the government to show its efforts to release thousands of immigrant children at risk of contracting the coronavirus in ICE holding centers in California and elsewhere, according to court papers obtained Monday.
The Trump administration is resisting calls from immigration judges and attorneys to stop in-person hearings and shutter all immigration courts.
A 19-year-old Guatemala woman, who was 8-months pregnant, died after falling over a section of the border barrier near El Paso.