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Escondido Again Rejects Shelter For Migrant Youth

July 22
By Jill Replogle
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Escondido again denied opening a temporary shelter for immigrant youth caught trying to cross the border illegally. But some groups want the issue reopened for debate.

UCSD Professor: Violence Main Cause Of Child Immigrant Crisis

July 17
Midday Edition
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A statistical analysis suggests violence in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, not U.S. immigration policies, is behind the young immigrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Los Angeles To Help Shelter Immigrant Children

July 16
Associated Press
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said that federal money would pay for legal representation and temporary shelter, while local nonprofits would help find homes for the children.

Sewage In Tijuana River Prompts Contamination Alert Near US-Mexico Border

July 15
By City News Service

Officials issued a contamination alert in the along the coast just north of the US-Mexico border after a large influx of sewage was detected in the Tijuana River.

Tijuana Blocks Three Narco-Corrido Stars From Annual Fair

July 14
By Jill Replogle
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The city of Tijuana is trying to keep three singers of so-called "narco ballads" from performing at the city's annual fair.

Will Deporting Central American Kids Faster Keep Them From Coming?

July 14
By Jill Replogle
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San Diego congressional representatives have introduced a bill that would allow border authorities to deport Central American children faster. Trans-Border Institute director Ev Meade thinks that would be unwise.

Brown, California Catholic Bishops Address Influx Of Immigrants

July 11
Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio
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California Gov. Jerry Brown says Congress must act to address the influx of Central American immigrants illegally entering the United States, calling it "a human problem."

Roundtable: Immigration Crisis, Parole Law, Railroad Off Track

July 11
Midday Edition
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Chris Jennewein, of Times of San Diego; Tony Perry, of The Los Angeles Times; and Dorian Hargrove, of the San Diego Reader, join KPBS senior news editor Mark Sauer at Friday's Roundtable.

Border Patrol Ends Migrant Flights To San Diego

July 10

ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press
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A U.S. Border Patrol spokesman said the agency has reduced its backlog in south Texas and is now able to process more migrants there.

San Diego Group Rallies For Better Treatment Of Border Crossers

July 9
By Katie Schoolov
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An immigrant-rights group critical of federal border authorities staged what they called a "Border Reality Checkpoint" at the San Ysidro crossing Wednesday.