A trusted traveler program is expanding its hours of operation at the Otay Mesa port of entry starting next Tuesday.
President Barack Obama's fiscal 2016 budget sets aside nearly $250 million to add new lanes and other facilities to Calexico's main port of entry.
According to a study by the Urban Institute, if the immigrants who are eligible for naturalization became citizens, their earnings would increase 8.9 percent, and their communities would also see an economic boost. But only 10 percent of eligible immigrants take the step to citizenship.
Capital Public Radio's Lesley McClurg talks to Marcos, who entered the country illegally and worked his way up in a restaurant, and one of the owners of the restaurant he works for.
A temporary shelter at Holloman Air Force Base will house up to 700 migrant children at a time. The children came to the U.S. from Central America, without parents or guardians.