skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

Border

Recent Projects

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
Tease photo

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
Tease photo

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
Tease photo

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
Tease photo

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
Tease photo

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.

Immigration Judge: Obama's Boost In Funds For Courts Won't Be Enough

July 9
By Jill Replogle
Tease photo

President Barack Obama wants to hire 40 immigration judges to deal with the flood of Central American children and families arriving at the U.S. border with Mexico, but an immigration judge in California says it won't be enough.

San Diego Group Rallies For Better Treatment Of Border Crossers

July 9
By Katie Schoolov
Tease photo

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

Immigrant Rights Groups Plan Border Reality Checkpoint At San Ysidro

July 9
City News Service
Tease photo

An immigrant rights group critical of federal border authorities announced plans for "Border Reality Checkpoints" on Wednesday at the San Ysidro crossing, as well as those in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.

Report: Four DEA Agents Saw Or Heard Student Abandoned In Cell

July 9
City News Service
Tease photo

Four Drug Enforcement Administration employees saw or heard a college student who was inadvertently left handcuffed in a DEA holding cell in Kearny Mesa without food or water for five days but did nothing about the situation, according to a U.S. Department of Justice report released today.