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Guatemala Officials Disperse Migrants, But Some Keep Trying

Jan. 17
By Associated Press

United States officials are crediting tough measures taken over the past year and cooperation from regional governments for sharply reducing the number of Central American migrants who responded to a call for a new caravan.

The destroyed border garden in Imperial Beach o...

Border Patrol Reverses Stance On Demolished US-Mexico Friendship Garden

Jan. 16
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

After bulldozing the U.S. side of the longstanding garden, Border Patrol now says it will let gardeners rebuild.

A vehicle drives into the Otay Mesa detention c...

Asylum-Seeker Sues US Government After Miscarriage In Detention

Jan. 16
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

A Salvadoran asylum-seeker has filed a lawsuit against the government after she suffered a miscarriage in custody at a private detention facility in Otay Mesa.

The John Rhoades Federal Justice Center in down...

San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney Access For Migrants At Border

Jan. 15
By City News Service

U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw ruled Tuesday that migrants at the border may consult with lawyers during their "non-refoulement" interviews, during which they must express why they would face persecution or harm if they are returned to Mexico.

Little Haiti in Tijuana, where thousands of Hai...

Haitians In Tijuana Look Back At A Decade Of Displacement Following 2010 Earthquake

Jan. 14
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

Ten years ago this past Sunday, Haiti was rocked by an earthquake that left at least 100,000 people dead. Since, thousands of Haitians have come to America's southern border, only to find themselves marooned in Tijuana.

An asylum-seeking boy from Central America runs...

Jewish Family Service Migrant Shelter Moved To Different Facility

Jan. 13
By City News Service

The nonprofit organization's lease with the county of San Diego to operate the shelter out of a county-owned property concluded at the end of 2019.

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign ral...

White House Considering Dramatic Expansion Of Travel Ban

Jan. 10
By Associated Press

The White House is considering dramatically expanding its much-litigated travel ban to additional countries amid a renewed election-year focus on immigration by President Donald Trump, according to six people familiar with the deliberations.

Eden Asfaha, an asylee from Eritrea, works the ...

‘Brain Waste’: Highly Skilled Immigrants Struggle To Fill Workforce Gaps

Jan. 8
Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED

As a greater proportion of college-educated immigrants flock to California, they face barriers to getting good jobs — a “brain waste” estimated to cost California and other states billions of dollars per year in lost individual earnings and tax revenues.

Migrants who are applying for asylum in the Uni...

US Starts Sending Asylum Seekers Across Arizona Border

Jan. 3
By Associated Press

The U.S. government on Thursday began sending asylum-seekers back to Nogales, Mexico, to await court hearings that will be scheduled roughly 350 miles (563 kilometers) away in Juarez, Mexico.

Rocio Rebollar Gomez speaks outside the federal...

After 30 Years Building Life In America, San Diego Woman Deported Again To Mexico

Jan. 2
By Matt Hoffman

A mother from Mexico who illegally entered the country more than three decades ago was deported to Tijuana Thursday.

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