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Roundtable: Risking It All To Enter The US

Sept. 24
By Bennett Lacy, Cristina Kim

KPBS race and equity reporter Cristina Kim hosts our discussion on the situation involving Haitian asylum seekers in Texas and what it says about U.S. policy and actions toward vulnerable groups fleeing their home countries.

Migrants, many from Haiti, wade across the Rio ...

Haitian Trip To Texas Border Often Starts In South America

Sept. 22
Julei Watson, Juan A. Lozano and Elliot Spagat / Associated Press

The route for Haitian migrants camped under a bridge in a small Texas border town goes through South America. Many flew to Brazil or Chile and, after jobs dried up, made an arduous journey to the U.S. border to wait in Mexican cities for the right time to enter the United States and claim asylum.

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Local Haitian Pastor Appalled By Border Patrol Treatment Of Migrants

Sept. 22
By Alexandra Rangel

Jean Elise Durandisse, a pastor with the Haitian Ministry of San Diego, said he was appalled by the treatment the Haitians received in Del Rio.

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San Ysidro Chamber Hopes Border Restrictions Lift In Time For Peak Holiday Season

Sept. 21
By Alexandra Rangel

The chamber has made countless attempts to reach out to the White House, but San Ysidro’s Chamber of Commerce director says all their letters have gone unanswered.

José Luis Ruiz Arévalos videocalls his family i...

'You Always Feel That Someone’s Missing': How a Trump-Era Immigration Policy Has Kept a California Family Apart for Two Years

Sept. 20
Zaidee Stavely / EdSource

One man in the Central Valley was hoping he would feel relieved to finally be a legal resident of the U.S. He followed the rules and he went back to Mexico for the final step to apply for his green card, an interview at the U.S. consulate. His wife and kids expected him back in a week or two. But that's not what happened.

A firefighter battles the Caldor Fire along Hig...

Roundtable: California's Record-Breaking Heat

Sept. 17
By Bennett Lacy, Cristina Kim

California experiences its hottest summer on record as supersized wildfires burn millions of acres, and local Hispanic journalists mentor the next generation of reporters.

A caravan of migrants head north towards the U....

Court Halts Use Of Health Order To Expel Migrant Families

Sept. 17
Ben Fox / Associated Press

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government must stop using a Trump-era public health order to quickly expel migrants with children who are apprehended along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Luchador Romeo trains at X-Gym Thursday, August...

Mexican Wrestling Troupe Brings High Flying Theatrics To Logan Heights

Sept. 16
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

A Logan Heights brewery is playing host to a regular showing of Lucha Libre — the high flying traditional sport of Mexican wrestling.

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Port of Entry Podcast: How One Woman Used Huge Price Differences In Vet Care South Of The Border To Start Her Business

Sept. 15
By Kinsee Morlan

In this bonus episode of KPBS' border podcast Port of Entry, meet a woman who takes people’s pets from San Diego to Tijuana for more affordable veterinary care. It’s a story about the great lengths we’ll go to for our furry friends.

In this July 2, 2021, file photo, children wait...

Migrant Children Spend Weeks At US Shelters As More Arrive

Aug. 26
Amy Taxin and Julie Watson / Associated Press

Some immigrant teens say they've waited weeks or months in massive facilities and don't know when they'll be released to relatives in the United States. Most children were at these emergency intake sites for less than three weeks in mid-July, but more than 700 kids had been there longer.

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