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Fentanyl pills pictured from a seizure in San D...

Officials Warn Of Spike In San Diego County Fentanyl-Related Overdose Deaths

June 16
By City News Service

Around 700 fentanyl-related overdose deaths are projected to occur in San Diego County by the end of the year, according to a joint warning issued Wednesday by San Diego County law enforcement and prosecutors about the drug's dangerous potential.

Health care workers from the city of Tijuana gi...

COVID-19 Survey Finds Baja California Faring Better than Other Mexican States

June 16
By City News Service

As San Diego County lifts COVID-19 protocols and restrictions, Baja California is still recovering from the pandemic but may be doing slightly better than Mexico on average, a binational report revealed Wednesday.

This September 2020 photo provided by Johnson &...

Donated US Vaccines Arrive For Mexican Border Cities, Including Tijuana

June 15
By Associated Press

Mexico has said the goal is to boost vaccination rates there to levels similar to the U.S. cities they adjoin.

Norma Apodaca shows a photo of her brother Eras...

Deported Veterans Look To Biden Administration For Help

June 14
By Steve Walsh

Over the past several decades, hundreds or maybe thousands of U.S. military veterans have been deported after they committed crimes, sometimes decades after they left the service.

San Diego County Board of Supervisors Nathan Fl...

County Supervisors Approve Immigrant Affairs Office

June 9
By City News Service

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to create an Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs with the search for its leader set to begin July.

Emely, left, is reunited with her mother, Glend...

Tearful Reunion After Mom Saw AP Photo Of Daughter At Border

June 9
Acacia Coronado / Associated Press

It had been six years since Glenda Valdez said goodbye to her 3-year-old daughter, Emely, in Honduras. Then, last month, she caught a glimpse of a televised photo of a little girl.

In this March 30, 2021, file photo, minors lie ...

US Identifies 3,900 Children Separated At Border Under Trump

June 8
By Associated Press

The Biden administration said Tuesday that it has identified more than 3,900 children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border under former President Donald Trump's “zero-tolerance” policy on illegal crossings.

San Diego County Board of Supervisors Nathan Fl...

Two San Diego County Supervisors Outline Details For Immigrant Affairs Office

June 7
By City News Service

San Diego County Supervisors Nathan Fletcher and Nora Vargas outlined the details of their proposed Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs Monday, which they will present to the Board of Supervisors tomorrow.

In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo the Supreme Co...

Supreme Court Rules Against Immigrants With Temporary Status

June 7
By Associated Press

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that thousands of people living in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons are ineligible to apply to become permanent residents.

Migrants hoping to claim asylum in the United S...

Biden Taps Groups To Help Pick Asylum-Seekers To Come To US

June 6
Associated Press

The Biden administration has quietly tasked six humanitarian groups with recommending which migrants should be allowed into the United States to pursue asylum as it faces mounting pressure to lift public health rules that have barred people from seeking protection.

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