The nonprofit Yalla helps refugee and immigrant youth rebuild their lives in San Diego County through soccer and after school education programs.
A new study finds that 25 percent of female sex workers in northern Mexico entered the sex trade as minors.
- Aug. 26
The Field Poll found 58 percent of registered California voters support extending Medi-Cal services to immigrants not currently eligible for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, while 39 percent are opposed.
- Aug. 21
Mexico's new San Ysidro immigration facility has separate lines for foreigners and Mexicans, as well as six booths where officials check passports. Pedestrians on Friday said they were upset about longer crossing times.
- Aug. 20
A Honduran national admitted in federal court in San Diego Wednesday to donning a wet suit and scuba gear last spring and smuggling 55 pounds of cocaine through an underwater drug tunnel that exited into an aqueduct just north of the international border in Imperial County.
- Aug. 20
A college-preparation program for low-income, mostly immigrant families has been trying to meet rising demand for its services. The Barrio Logan College Institute starts preparing children for college in third grade.
- Aug. 19
Pedestrians crossing the border from Tijuana to San Diego have always had to show their travel documents. Now, Mexico is beefing up customs inspections with a new San Ysidro immigration facility.
- Aug. 19
A tank apparently containing some type of pressurized gas exploded at a warehouse just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.
- Aug. 17
Officials unveiled Spanish versions of an app and website with information on ongoing emergencies such as fires, floods and earthquakes. They also feature guides on preparing for and recovering from disasters.
- Aug. 13
Oscar Resendiz Carcache was found by a U.S. Border Patrol agent Wednesday at around 6 a.m. about four miles from Enrico Fermi Drive and Via de la Amistad.