A Pew Research Center study says the number of these immigrants in the U.S. with managerial, administrative and other professional jobs jumped by 180,000 between 2007 and 2012, while those in blue-collar industries dropped by 475,000 for the same period.
"My message to Congress is clear," said Mark Arabo, advocate for Iraqi Christians. "If they do not pass this bill, then they’re sentencing my people to death."
Former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso is in San Diego Tuesday for a lecture at UC San Diego in honor of Cesar Chavez Day.
The American Civil Liberties Union held a public forum in Mexicali on Friday where they discussed a settlement that allows certain deportees to come back to the U.S.
A rising number of deportees in Tijuana have lost hope of returning to the U.S. and are trying to find permanent jobs in the border city. Most of them were living in the United States illegally.