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Trump Replaces 90-Day Ban With New Travel Restrictions

Trump Replaces 90-Day Ban With New Travel Restrictions

Sept. 25
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries, including five that were covered by his expiring travel ban.

'Carmaggeddon' Expected As Southbound San Ysidro Border Closes For ...

'Carmaggeddon' Expected As Southbound San Ysidro Border Closes For The Weekend

Sept. 22
By City News Service

A major construction project at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, considered the busiest border crossing in the world, will bar cars from entering Tijuana for 57 hours starting Saturday.

$20M In State Funds For Dreamers Will Help Cover Renewal Fees

$20M In State Funds For Dreamers Will Help Cover Renewal Fees

Sept. 21
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

California Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders last week allocated $20 million for nonprofits to help Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients to renew their status. Some of that money will cover the $495 application fee for low-income DACA recipients based on demand.

Carmegeddon At The Border Starts Saturday

Carmegeddon At The Border Starts Saturday

Sept. 21
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Interstate 5 will be closed to southbound car traffic entering Mexico from San Ysidro starting at 3 a.m. Saturday. The closure, which is part of ongoing infrastructure improvements, will run through noon on Monday.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Visits San Diego

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Visits San Diego

Sept. 20
By City News Service

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was on hand in San Diego Wednesday as the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton offloaded 50,000 pounds of cocaine and heroin — with an estimated street value of more than $679 million — that was seized in the Eastern Pacific Ocean since Aug. 2.

California Sues Trump Administration To Prevent Border Wall

California Sues Trump Administration To Prevent Border Wall

Sept. 20
By City News Service

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra visited San Diego Wednesday to announce a lawsuit against the Trump Administration over its plan to begin construction on a border wall in San Diego and Imperial counties.

Records Show Correlation Between Illegal Tunnels And Border Fence C...

Records Show Correlation Between Illegal Tunnels And Border Fence Construction

Sept. 20
By Jean Guerrero

Government records obtained by KPBS show that the number of illegal cross-border tunnels found spiked between 2006 and 2012, during record border fence construction.

Thousands Of Haitians Find 'Mexican Dream' Near US Border

Thousands Of Haitians Find 'Mexican Dream' Near US Border

Sept. 19
By Associated Press

Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours. They're never late, always hustle and come in on days off to learn new skills, traits that he says make them a model for their Mexican counterparts.

Border Agents Seize More Than $5 Million In Drugs

Border Agents Seize More Than $5 Million In Drugs

Sept. 19
By City News Service

Customs and Border Patrol agents monitoring California's ports of entry from Mexico intercepted nearly $5 million worth of drugs and arrested 17 wanted fugitives over the weekend, followed by the seizure Monday of nearly $1 million worth of marijuana seized from a boat that came on shore near Del Mar, the agency said Tuesday.

South Bay Lawyer Joins Others Suing Trump Administration On DACA De...

South Bay Lawyer Joins Others Suing Trump Administration On DACA Decision

Sept. 18
By City News Service

A South Bay lawyer who joined five other plaintiffs Monday in suing the Trump administration over the decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program said that she's confident Congress will do the right thing, but trusts the courts even more.