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Father Seeking Asylum In U.S. Struggles To Reunite With 1-Year-Old ...

Father Seeking Asylum In U.S. Struggles To Reunite With 1-Year-Old Taken By Immigration Officials

Dec. 11
By Jean Guerrero

Jose Demar Fuentes said he fled El Salvador with his 1-year-old son, to seek asylum in the U.S. Immigration officials placed Fuentes in detention and sent his son 1,500 miles away.

Only 5 Percent Of Border Patrol Agents Are Women And That May Not C...

Only 5 Percent Of Border Patrol Agents Are Women And That May Not Change Anytime Soon

Dec. 7
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Journalist Sasha von Oldershausen writes in the latest issue of Marie Claire about the U.S. Border Patrol’s struggles to recruit more women.

Border Apprehensions And Detentions, Explained

Border Apprehensions And Detentions, Explained

Dec. 7
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

Immigration figures released this week show the lowest number of people trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in decades. Meanwhile, deportations of people living illegally in the United States are up significantly.

Report: Border Patrol Agents Sickened By Sewage Spills Nearly Tripl...

Report: Border Patrol Agents Sickened By Sewage Spills Nearly Triples Since June

Dec. 4
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The number of U.S. Border Patrol agents sickened by the cross-border sewage spills in the Tijuana River Valley has grown to 83, according to a report Monday by The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Isabel Allende Discusses New Book, Trump’s Wall And #MeToo

Isabel Allende Discusses New Book, Trump’s Wall And #MeToo

Dec. 3
By Jean Guerrero

On tour for her new book, "In The Midst of Winter," the internationally renown Chilean author Isabel Allende sat down for an interview with KPBS.

Surfer Fights To Protect South Bay From Cross-Border Pollution

Surfer Fights To Protect South Bay From Cross-Border Pollution

Nov. 30
By Jean Guerrero

For Paloma Aguirre, water quality problems and other environmental issues tied to Mexico are personal and affect her day-to-day life in Imperial Beach.

Yearlong Investigation By LA Times Details 'Housing Debacle' In Mexico

Yearlong Investigation By LA Times Details 'Housing Debacle' In Mexico

Nov. 28
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

A five-part series recounts the miscalculations and corruption that created substandard and hazardous housing developments from Baja California to the Gulf of Mexico.

Local Law Day Event Recognized As Best In The Country

Local Law Day Event Recognized As Best In The Country

Nov. 27
By Tarryn Mento

The American Bar Association recognized the City Heights Law Day 2017 event, which focused on informing the public about their 14th Amendment rights.

San Diego Resettlement Agency Says It Made Changes After KPBS Inves...

San Diego Resettlement Agency Says It Made Changes After KPBS Investigation

Nov. 21
By Tarryn Mento

IRC San Diego's acting executive director Mireille Cronin Mather discusses changes made after a KPBS investigation found refugee families were placed in homes that were too small.

San Diego Chamber Urges Congress To Pass Dream Act Before New Year

San Diego Chamber Urges Congress To Pass Dream Act Before New Year

Nov. 21
By Megan Burks

A third of San Diego’s workforce is made up of immigrants, and they’re responsible for about a quarter of the region’s gross domestic product, according to the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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