Skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

Border Battle

Rare Look Inside A Child Migrant Shelter In El Cajon Amid Family Separation Outcry

June 15, 2018
By Jean Guerrero
Rare Look Inside A Child Migrant Shelter In El Cajon Amid Family Separation Outcry Tease photo

About 10 percent of the children at Casa San Diego were separated from their parents by the U.S. government, according to the shelter's operators.

USD Expert: Sessions' Policy Change Leaves Asylum-Seekers Few Options

June 12, 2018
By City News Service
USD Expert: Sessions' Policy Change Leaves Asylum-Seekers Few Options  Tease photo

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to block entry into the U.S. by asylum-seekers citing fears of domestic abuse or gang violence doesn't leave many options for those facing persecution in Mexico and Central America, University of San Diego immigrant expert Everard Meade said Tuesday.

Is The US Discriminating Against Central Americans In Border Prosecutions?

May 23, 2018
By Jean Guerrero
Tease photo

A mysterious list that the Mexican government provided to the U.S., allegedly containing the names of people who were part of a "caravan" of Central Americans that President Trump lamented on social media and in speeches, was a focus of a hearing Wednesday in the prosecutions of three women who crossed the border illegally in late April.

Human Rights Attorneys Say U.S.-Mexico Collaboration On Asylum-Seekers Is Problematic

May 18, 2018
By Jean Guerrero
Human Rights Attorneys Say U.S.-Mexico Collaboration On Asylum-Seekers Is Problematic Tease photo

Human rights attorneys say the U.S. is putting the lives of asylum-seekers at risk by working with Mexico to process them.

Former Border Patrol Agent Sentenced To Prison For Trying To Smuggle Drugs

April 26, 2018
By City News Service
Former Border Patrol Agent Sentenced To Prison For Trying To Smuggle Drugs Tease photo

A former U.S. Border Patrol agent was sentenced Wednesday in San Diego to 70 months in federal prison for attempting to smuggle methamphetamine and cocaine while on duty in exchange for cash.

Remnants Of Migrant Caravan To Arrive In Tijuana This Week

April 23, 2018
By Associated Press, Jean Guerrero
Remnants Of Migrant Caravan To Arrive In Tijuana This Week Tease photo

The remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants protested in northern Mexico on Monday, even as once again they drew angry tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump. The approximately 600 migrants arrived in the northern city of Hermosillo aboard trains over the weekend.

Gov. Brown Says Agreement Reached On California Guard Deployment

April 18, 2018
By Associated Press
Gov. Brown Says Agreement Reached On California Guard Deployment Tease photo

California reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said.

California And Pentagon Still At Odds Over Guard Deployment

April 16, 2018
By Steve Walsh
California And Pentagon Still At Odds Over Guard Deployment Tease photo

Despite a rare moment of agreement between California and the Trump Administration, the two sides have so far not reached an agreement to call up the California National Guard as part of a multi-state effort.

California, Federal Government Still At Odds Over Sending Troops To Border

April 16, 2018
By Associated Press
California, Federal Government Still At Odds Over Sending Troops To Border  Tease photo

The Trump administration said Monday that California Gov. Jerry Brown rejected terms of the National Guard's initial deployment to the Mexican border, but a state official said nothing was decided.

Federal Prosecutors Targeting Fentanyl Dealers During Opioid Crisis

April 12, 2018
By Matt Hoffman
Federal Prosecutors Targeting Fentanyl Dealers During Opioid Crisis Tease photo

Recently, the U.S. Attorney's Office brought charges against three opioid dealers after they sold fentanyl to someone who had a fatal overdose.

Gov. Brown Hedges On Sending Troops To Border

April 6, 2018
By Associated Press
Gov. Brown Hedges On Sending Troops To Border Tease photo

California Gov. Jerry Brown has been silent on President Donald Trump's call this week for National Guard troops to help protect the southern border with Mexico.

Trump: 2,000-4,000 Troops Needed For Mexico Border Security

April 5, 2018
By Associated Press
Trump: 2,000-4,000 Troops Needed For Mexico Border Security Tease photo

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he wants to send 2,000 and 4,000 National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border to help federal officials fight illegal immigration and drug trafficking.

Trump Undecided On Troop Levels At Border

April 4, 2018
By Associated Press
Trump Undecided On Troop Levels At Border Tease photo

Asserting the situation had reached "a point of crisis," President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a proclamation ordering the deployment of the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration.

Officials Set April Date For New Mexico Border Wall Work

March 30, 2018
By Associated Press, Matt Hoffman
Officials Set April Date For New Mexico Border Wall Work Tease photo

Officials are hoping to break ground on a project replacing 20 miles of border wall in Santa Teresa, New Mexico in early April.

Opioid Crisis Gripping More Addicts Before Adulthood

March 26, 2018
By Jade Hindmon
Opioid Crisis Gripping More Addicts Before Adulthood  Tease photo

The opioid crisis is expanding and those who work in the criminal justice system are noticing an even more disturbing trend. A growing number of kids are getting hooked.

← Local News

KPBS logoTijuana Press logo

Border Battle: Bringing Home the Drug War is a binational partnership between KPBS and TijuanaPress.com.

La batalla fronteriza, la guerra en casa es una colaboración binacional entre KPBS y Tijuanapress.com.

Previous