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Attorneys File Motion to Block Gov't Policy Turning Away Asylum Seekers

Dec. 6
By City News Service

The filing asks for a temporary restraining order halting the practice until a determination can be made regarding the legality of the new policy, titled Asylum Cooperative Agreements or ACA.

A Border Patrol agent uses a computer in San Di...

Board Finds San Diego Border Agents Broke Rules In Shooting At Cars

Dec. 6
Colleen Long / Associated Press

A review board has found that four Border Patrol agents didn't follow department rules when they opened fire in two separate incidents along the U.S.-Mexico Border in San Diego County.

Migrants break past a line of police as they ru...

A Year After Border Shutdown, Local Leaders Say The Chaos Strengthened Ties With Tijuana

Dec. 5
Maya Srikrishnan / Voice of San Diego

Though the federal government enforces policies at the border, locals feel their impacts most acutely. At no point has that tension been so palpable as it was one year ago, during an unprecedented shutdown of the San Ysidro Port of Entry.

Chula Vista Mayor Mary Salas and City Councilwo...

Chula Vista Named First 'Welcoming City' For Immigrants In California

Dec. 3
By City News Service

The national nonprofit Welcoming America grants the Certified Welcoming honor to cities and local governments that meet its standards for inclusion of immigrants.

The main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base is ...

Another Marine Arrested For Alleged Human Smuggling, 6 Plead Guilty In Separate Case

Dec. 3
By City News Service

A junior-enlisted Marine from the 1st Marine Division was arrested by border patrol officials for allegedly transporting undocumented immigrants at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Meanwhile, six of the 23 Camp Pendleton Marines arrested and charged this summer for alleged human smuggling have pleaded guilty, military officials announced Tuesday.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer flanked by Port...

San Diego, IB Officials Calling For Federal Action On Tijuana River

Dec. 3
By City News Service

The resolution calls for the government to allocate funding to the Environmental Protection Agency to complete restoration projects in the valley that are outlined in the agency's Tijuana River Valley Project Goals report, released in June.

A panga boat intercepted by Border Patrol agent...

34 Arrested In Two Suspected Smuggling Boats Off San Diego Coast

Dec. 3
By City News Service

Border Patrol agents arrested 34 people after stopping two suspected smuggling boats, one off the coast of Point Loma and another near San Clemente, the agency reported Tuesday.

A damaged pick up marked with the initials C.D....

Death Toll Put At 20 For Mexico Cartel Attack Near US Border

Dec. 2
By Associated Press

Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack, officials said, putting the overall death toll at 20.

Emergency crews working to rescue several migra...

Border Patrol Rescues 20 Migrants From Flooded Drainage Tube

Nov. 29
By City News Service

Twenty people were rescued from a flooded drainage tunnel in San Ysidro on a rainy Thanksgiving night and a body was found in the water of a beach near the west end of the Tijuana river Friday morning.

Roundtable: KPBS Podcasts

Nov. 29
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

A special episode of KPBS Roundtable features a discussion with several KPBS podcast hosts about their shows and the growth of the podcast platform.

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