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Should The U.S. Process Potential Refugees In Central America?

Aug. 11
Midday Edition
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The U.S. is considering processing potential Central American refugees in their home countries. We look at what happened when we tried this in Haiti.

Lawyer For US Marine Andrew Tahmooressi Says Mexican Police Acted Improperly

Aug. 5
By Jill Replogle
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The lawyer for the U.S. Marine veteran accused of crossing into Mexico with illegal guns and ammunition says customs officials who searched the Afghanistan war veteran's car acted improperly.

Did Mexican Officials Violate Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi's Rights?

Aug. 4
By Beth Ford Roth
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Did Mexican officials at the border violate U.S. Marine veteran Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi's rights? That's the question before a federal judge in Tijuana Monday morning at Tahmooressi's second court hearing.

Roundtable Tackles Migrant Crisis, Congressional Politics, For-Profit Colleges

Aug. 1
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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On the Roundtable: House conservatives block Obama's funding request; Carl DeMaio runs against the Republican platform; and the state says for-profit colleges target vets.

US Immigration Courts Speed Up Children's Cases

July 31
AMY TAXIN, Associated Press
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Instead of bumping children to the back of a long line of immigration cases, courts are now giving each child an initial court hearing within three weeks.

San Diego Muslims Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr (Photos)

July 31
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Young photographers from The AjA Project, a community arts nonprofit, captured in images local celebrations that marked the end of Ramadan.

Brown: California Willing To Shelter More Migrants

July 30
Associated Press
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While California Gov. Jerry Brown's three-day visit to Mexico was primarily aimed at business matters, the governor also took on the immigration issue.

Poll: Americans Cool To Border-Crossing Children

July 30
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The new poll found 53 percent of Americans believe the United States has no moral obligation to offer asylum to people who escape violence or political persecution, while 44 percent believe it has that responsibility.

Why Nicaraguan Kids Aren’t Fleeing To U.S.

July 29
By Jill Replogle
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Nicaragua is Central America's poorest country, yet its children aren't fleeing to the border along with their Salvadoran, Guatemalan and Honduran neighbors. Experts say that's because of the country's low crime rate, effective police force and unique migration history.

Roundtable: Reflecting On Filner, No Shelter In Escondido, Padres And Chargers

July 25
Midday Edition
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Irene McCormack Jackson reveals what it was like to work for Mayor Bob Filner. Escondido reveals it doesn't want to shelter migrant children. The Padres reveal trades, and the Chargers reveal hopes for 2014.