A U.S. Border Patrol agent was sentenced Wednesday in San Diego to 70 months in federal prison for attempting to smuggle methamphetamine and cocaine while on duty in exchange for cash.
About 130 Central Americans, mostly women and children, have arrived at the U.S. border with Mexico in a "caravan" of asylum-seeking immigrants that has drawn the fury of President Donald Trump.
Forty-eight people arrived in Tijuana on Wednesday, said migrant shelter coordinators with Movimiento Juventud 2000. The group is part of a larger "caravan" of about 400 asylum-seeking immigrants that has drawn the fury of President Donald Trump.
A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation but gave it 90 days to restate its arguments before his order takes effect.
Federal agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 44 immigrants living in the U.S. illegally last week during a five-day sweep through San Diego County, and another nine immigrants living in the U.S. illegally in the days before the sweeps began, authorities said Tuesday.