- Sept. 5
Local Somalis concerned about the radicalization of American youth are relieved to hear the leader of al-Shabab is dead.
- Sept. 3
Immigrants contribute almost $650 billion to the California economy and $27 billion to the economies of San Diego and Imperial counties, according to a recent report.
- Sept. 3
More than 22,000 people have gone missing in Mexico since the country declared war on drug traffickers in 2006. Some family members of the missing hoped to find answers at a body disposal site in Tijuana. But so far, they have only frustrated hopes.
- Sept. 3
Most Californians think the country should offer shelter and support for unaccompanied children illegally entering the United States.
A forum Wednesday night at the University of San Diego will highlight the issue of homelessness on both sides of the San Diego, Tijuana border.
- Aug. 27
U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement said they have agreed to supplement their existing procedures to ensure foreign nationals fully understand the potential consequences of returning voluntarily to Mexico.
- Aug. 26
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto praises Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers for passing laws that help Mexican immigrants, while protesters outside ask Peña Nieto to release a U.S. Marine detained in Mexico.
- Aug. 22
California lawmakers will approve legislation to spend $3 million in state money to provide legal help for unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America.
- Aug. 20
El Cajon's Mark Arabo went from calling his congressman to working with the United Nations and its member countries to pull people out of Iraq. He wants the United States to bring more Iraqis to its shores, too.
- Aug. 15
More than 180,000 young Californians have applied under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the highest number of any state, but that's still only about half of the people eligible.