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Jill Replogle

Fronteras Reporter

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Jill Replogle is a Fronteras reporter in San Diego. She has been a journalist for more than 10 years, reporting from Central America, Mexico, and California.

She has produced radio and video features for PRI's The World, KALW (San Francisco), Current TV, and the Video Journalism Movement. Her print stories have been published in The Miami Herald,, The Christian Science Monitor and the San Francisco Chronicle, as well as in Guatemalan newspapers SigloXXI, ElPeriodico and Inforpress Centroamericana.

Jill has a bachelor's degree in geography from the University of Colorado Boulder and a master's degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley. She's covered everything from local and international politics, to crime and drug violence, to environmental and public health issues.

When she's not on the job, you might find her biking, scrambling up a rock somewhere, or otherwise exploring the outdoors.

Recent Stories

Escondido Councilwoman Now Supports Initiative To Develop Golf Course

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Escondido City Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Olga Diaz says she's supporting a developer's initiative to put homes on a former golf course. Nearby residents want it to remain open space.

Only Half Of Eligible Immigrants In California Apply For 'Dreamers' Program

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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.

Feds: Driver In Fatal Smuggling Attempt Was To Be Paid $3,500

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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.

Feds Still Want Migrant Shelter In Escondido; City Does Not

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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.

Should The U.S. Process Potential Refugees In Central America?

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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.

Lawyer For US Marine Andrew Tahmooressi Says Mexican Police Acted Improperly

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The lawyer for the U.S. Marine veteran accused of crossing into Mexico with illegal guns and ammunition says customs officials who searched the Afghanistan war veteran's car acted improperly.

Why Nicaraguan Kids Aren’t Fleeing To U.S.

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Nicaragua is Central America's poorest country, yet its children aren't fleeing to the border along with their Salvadoran, Guatemalan and Honduran neighbors. Experts say that's because of the country's low crime rate, effective police force and unique migration history.

ACLU Considers Legal Action Against Escondido Over Migrant Shelter

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The ACLU says the city of Escondido may have violated fair housing and land use laws when it rejected a permit to open a shelter for unaccompanied migrant children caught crossing the border illegally.

Escondido Again Rejects Shelter For Migrant Youth

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Escondido again denied opening a temporary shelter for immigrant youth caught trying to cross the border illegally. But some groups want the issue reopened for debate.

Tijuana Blocks Three Narco-Corrido Stars From Annual Fair

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The city of Tijuana is trying to keep three singers of so-called "narco ballads" from performing at the city's annual fair.

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