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Outbound ID Scanning Begins At Otay Mesa Pedestrian Crossing

Feb. 11
By Jean Guerrero
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Mexican nationals and other non-U.S. citizens must now scan their travel documents at new technology kiosks when leaving the country through the Otay Mesa pedestrian crossing.

Otay Mesa Border Crossing To Increase Hours For Trusted Travelers

Feb. 10
By Jean Guerrero
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A trusted traveler program is expanding its hours of operation at the Otay Mesa port of entry starting next Tuesday.

Calexico's West Border Crossing Could Get Additional Upgrade

Feb. 9
By Jean Guerrero
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President Barack Obama's fiscal 2016 budget sets aside nearly $250 million to add new lanes and other facilities to Calexico's main port of entry.

How Naturalizing Immigrants Can Improve Economies

Feb. 9
Simon Thompson / KRWG
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According to a study by the Urban Institute, if the immigrants who are eligible for naturalization became citizens, their earnings would increase 8.9 percent, and their communities would also see an economic boost. But only 10 percent of eligible immigrants take the step to citizenship.

Inside Look At People In The U.S. Illegally Working In Restaurant Industry

Feb. 3
By Lesley McClurg / Capital Public Radio
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Capital Public Radio's Lesley McClurg talks to Marcos, who entered the country illegally and worked his way up in a restaurant, and one of the owners of the restaurant he works for.

Shelter For Unaccompanied Central American Minors Opens In New Mexico

Feb. 2
Samantha Sonner / KRWG
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A temporary shelter at Holloman Air Force Base will house up to 700 migrant children at a time. The children came to the U.S. from Central America, without parents or guardians.

Team Effort Unlocks Mystery Of Man On Life Support In Coronado

Feb. 2
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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It took 16 years and a binational team of government officials and citizens to identify him, but finally the family of a man on life support in Coronado has some answers.

Tijuana Migrants Hide In Tunnels As Police Raids Get Deadly

Jan. 28
Midday Edition
By Jean Guerrero
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To hide from the police, hundreds of homeless migrants in Tijuana have taken shelter in dark tunnels branching out from the city's river canal. Some get struck and killed on nearby highways when police find them and they try to flee.

In Adult Ed Class, Immigrant Parents Pick Up Where They Left Off

Jan. 21
By Megan Burks
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Educators say parent involvement is key to a student's success. But what if a student's parents never went to school themselves? A program in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego is trying to help.

San Diego, Baja High Schoolers Working To Solve Global Problems

Jan. 20
By Matthew Bowler
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A group of San Diego and Baja California high schoolers gathered at the University of San Diego to address some of the world's toughest problems.

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