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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.

Japanese Latin Americans rallied in San Antonio...

Japanese Latin Americans Interned In WWII See Injustice For Migrants Today

Dec. 30, 2019
Julie Small / KQED

It turns out that the U.S. government had pressured Latin American governments to turn over legal residents and even citizens of Japanese, German or Italian ancestry, ostensibly to protect the southern hemisphere from invasion.

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, ...

Roundtable: Top Stories Of 2019

Dec. 27, 2019
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

We look back at some of the biggest stories from the past year with our panel of San Diego journalists.

Coalition of business, tourism, and homeless le...

Business Report: What To Watch In 2020

Dec. 27, 2019
By Bennett Lacy

A look ahead to 2020 and the national economic outlook, plus the major business stories to follow locally in the year ahead.

Detainees talk on telephones at the Adelanto IC...

US Awards Immigration Detention Contracts In California

Dec. 24, 2019
By Associated Press

The Trump administration awarded billions of dollars in contracts for private companies to operate immigration detention centers in California —- less than two weeks before a new state law takes effect to prohibit them.