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Top US Officials Jeff Sessions And John Kelly Visit San Diego-Tijua...

Top US Officials Jeff Sessions And John Kelly Visit San Diego-Tijuana Border

April 21
By City News Service, Jean Guerrero

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a visit to San Diego Friday, urged cities and other government jurisdictions with immigration sanctuary policies to reconsider and work with federal law enforcement to identify criminals who should be deported.

Roundtable: Hugo Castro, Border Wall, Tuna Harbor, Holocaust Memorial

Roundtable: Hugo Castro, Border Wall, Tuna Harbor, Holocaust Memorial

April 21
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

What in the world happened to border activist Hugo Castro? Local companies want to build the border wall. Tuna fishermen and Seaport Village plans. The Holocaust memorial that won't be built.

Hugo Castro's Family Fights For Transfer To US Hospital, Citing Dan...

Hugo Castro's Family Fights For Transfer To US Hospital, Citing Danger In Mexico

April 20
By Jean Guerrero

The San Diego activist disappeared for nearly five days after pleading for help on Facebook Live, saying criminals were hunting him near Mexico City. People close to him now want to bring him to a U.S. hospital.

US Reverses Itself On Status Of Deported ‘Dreamer'

US Reverses Itself On Status Of Deported ‘Dreamer'

April 19
By Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday reversed its position on the status of a man who has sued over his deportation to Mexico, acknowledging he was enrolled in a program to shield people who came to the country as young children.

Missing San Diego Activist Recovering After Being Found Wounded In ...

Missing San Diego Activist Recovering After Being Found Wounded In Mexico

April 15
By Jean Guerrero

Hugo Castro is in stable condition after being found Tuesday in Tlalnepantla de Baz, a city just north of Mexico City. Castro disappeared Thursday, after posting an appeal for help on Facebook Live.

Gov. Brown’s Pardon Renews Hope For Deported Veteran

Gov. Brown’s Pardon Renews Hope For Deported Veteran

April 19
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Hector Barajas-Varela, the director and founder of Deported Veterans Support House in Tijuana, is among 3 deported veterans who was pardoned by Gov. Jerry Brown on Easter Sunday.

Trump Targets Visa Program For Highly Skilled Workers

Trump Targets Visa Program For Highly Skilled Workers

April 18
By Associated Press, KPBS News

President Donald Trump hopes to revive the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign, signing an order Tuesday in politically important Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign workers.

Queer And Undocumented: A Powerful Force In The Dreamer Movement

Queer And Undocumented: A Powerful Force In The Dreamer Movement

April 18
Zaidee Stavely / KQED

At her kitchen table in Oakland, Yahaira Carrillo leafs through an old photo album with faded pictures of a little curly-haired girl. The album is precious to her: She saw her baby pictures for the first time only a few years ago, when her aunt brought the album from Mexico. That’s because when Carrillo crossed the border as a 7-year-old with her mom, they left almost everything behind.

Executive Order To Strip Funding From Sanctuary Cities Faced First ...

Executive Order To Strip Funding From Sanctuary Cities Faced First Legal Challenge

April 17
Ben Bradford / Capital Public Radio

President Trump’s executive order to strip funding from sanctuary cities faced its first legal challenge Friday in San Francisco. The city and Santa Clara County went to federal court to block the order, contending it is unconstitutional.

US Prosecutors Are Geared To Target Border Crossers

US Prosecutors Are Geared To Target Border Crossers

April 14
By Associated Press

Through Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, the top federal prosecutor on California's border with Mexico has resisted going after people caught entering the U.S. illegally on their first try and instead targeted smugglers and serial offenders.

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