Immigrant Relations

A Welcoming Home in Santa Clara County

February 23, 2023

From October 2021 to September 2022, Santa Clara County welcomed more than 180 individuals and families from Afghanistan as part of the Operation Allies Welcome program. In 2023, the program is projected to serve an additional 200-250 refugees.

Counties of Santa Clara and San Francisco Conclude ‘Public Charge’ Lawsuit

February 2, 2023

Santa Clara County Counsel James R. Williams and San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu announced today they have voluntarily ended their lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s “public charge” rule, which would have instituted a wealth test for immigrants, now that the rule is defunct and cannot be resurrected.