Jama Mohamed, who researches mental health issues in San Diego's community of East Africans, says grief, trauma and fear may have collided in an encounter with police.
Two years after 43 students disappeared from southern Mexico, San Diego residents stand in solidarity with the families of the missing.
A Pew Research Center report says the number of immigrants living in California illegally fell by about 200,000 to 2.3 million between 2009 and 2014.
Mexicans who live in Tijuana are embracing a surge of Haitian and African migrants en route to the U.S.
As part of a national campaign, the YMCA of San Diego County organized an event in City Heights to help U.S.-born residents and newcomers connect.