Roundtable: Reassembling Fractured Immigrant Families
Friday, June 29, 2018
Credit: Associated Press
Erik Anderson, environment reporter, KPBS News
Chris Jennewein, editor, publisher, Times of San Diego
John Sepulvado, host, KQED's The California Report
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.
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