More than 180,000 young Californians have applied under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the highest number of any state, but that's still only about half of the people eligible.
Federal authorities said Nicholas George Zakov told officials that he coordinated the smuggling effort with three men in Mexico. The two men hidden in his trunk died.
Government contractor Southwest Key says it has secured leases to open shelters for migrant youth in two defunct Escondido hotels. The city won't give them a business license.
The U.S. is considering processing potential Central American refugees in their home countries. We look at what happened when we tried this in Haiti.
On the Roundtable: House conservatives block Obama's funding request; Carl DeMaio runs against the Republican platform; and the state says for-profit colleges target vets.