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Roundtable: Reassembling Fractured Immigrant Families

A demonstrator hold up a sign during a rally opposed to President Trump's fam...

Credit: Associated Press

Above: A demonstrator hold up a sign during a rally opposed to President Trump's family separation policy, in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 21, 2018.

Roundtable: Reassembling Fractured Immigrant Families

PANEL:

Erik Anderson, environment reporter, KPBS News

Chris Jennewein, editor, publisher, Times of San Diego

John Sepulvado, host, KQED's The California Report

Transcript

Reuniting Families

A federal judge in San Diego ordered the government to reunite immigrant parents and children separated at the border this week. But it could prove difficult to undo the chaos created by President Trump's zero-tolerance policy. Will the government be able to meet the deadlines set by this week's ruling? And how?

Kennedy Announces Retirement

Democrats were disappointed this week by three big Supreme Court decisions. But the biggest disappointment may have come after the last opinion was handed down, when Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement. Often a swing vote, Kennedy leaves an opportunity for Trump to firm up the 5-4 conservative majority on the court, with profound implications for all Americans.

Mission Valley Ballot Measures

The plans are sketched out, the signatures are gathered, the measures are on the ballot. But San Diego voters may not have the opportunity to decide which proposal, if any, they want for redeveloping the stadium site in Mission Valley. That's because City Attorney Mara Elliot said the ballot initiatives, one by Soccer City, and the one by the Friends of SDSU, are not legal.

RELATED: San Diego City Attorney Makes Rare Request To Pull Ballot Measures

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