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California Loses Key Military Project And Gains Funding For Wall

Sept. 4
By Steve Walsh

The California Air National Guard is losing an $8 million flight simulator as one of 127 military projects to lose funding to pay for border projects ordered by the Trump administration.

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'Can't Feel My Heart:' IG Says Separated Kids Traumatized

Sept. 4
Colleen Long, Martha Mendoza and Garance Burke / Associated Press

Children separated during the Trump administration's "zero tolerance policy" last year, many already distressed in their home countries or by their journey, showed more fear, feelings of abandonment and post-traumatic stress symptoms than children who were not separated, according to a report Wednesday from the inspector general's office in the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Texas Trucker Charged In Deaths Of Chinese Migrants Smuggled Across San Ysidro Border

Sept. 4
By City News Service

Neil Edwin Valera, a 50-year-old U.S. citizen who lives in Tijuana and is from El Paso, Texas, is accused of bringing the migrants through the San Ysidro Port of Entry in the trunk of his 1999 BMW, which San Diego police found parked in a residential neighborhood on Aug. 11.

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Pentagon Oks Military Construction Cash To Build Border Wall

Sept. 3
By Associated Press

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border.

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CSU Rolling Out Free Immigration Legal Aid For Students, Staff

Sept. 3
By Maya Trabulsi

Jewish family services will provide the service at SDSU and CSU San Marcos.

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Tijuana, Ensenada Hit By Massive Blackout

Sept. 3
By Associated Press

The Federal Electricity Commission says Monday's outage was caused by the failure of two generator units at a privately operated power plant in Mexicali, the capital of Baja California state.

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Rep. Mike Levin Tours San Diego Border Facilities

Aug. 29
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Congressmen Mike Levin and Juan Vargas visited the Chula Vista Border Patrol Station, the Otay Mesa Detention Center and a migrant shelter to get a first-hand look at the conditions inside some of San Diego's immigration detention facilities.

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US, Mexico Widen Asylum Crackdown To Push Back All Migrants

Aug. 29
María Verza and Nomaan Merchant / Associated Press

The results serve the goals of both governments, which have targeted unauthorized migration at the behest of President Donald Trump, who threatened Mexico with potentially crippling tariffs earlier this year to force action.

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Immigrants In US Military Face New Citizenship Rule For Kids

Aug. 29
Astrid Galvan / Associated Press

The policy manual update is highly technical and contradicts parts of an 11-page memo the agency initially put out that implied American citizens were among those whose children would no longer be automatically granted citizenship if born abroad.

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San Diego Man, Part Of Arizona Border Group, Gets Prison For Firearms Charges

Aug. 29
By Associated Press

He was kicked out of Arizona Border Recon after a few days for allegedly wanting to physically detain migrants, confront drug bandits and use a silencer on his weapon.