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Man Charged In Human Smuggling That Led To Fatal Imperial County Crash

March 30
By City News Service

A man who allegedly coordinated a human smuggling operation that led to a deadly Imperial County traffic crash that killed 13 people and injured several others made his initial court appearance Tuesday on federal charges.

A medical screening station set up inside the S...

70 Migrant Teens Test Positive For COVID-19 At San Diego Convention Center

March 30
By City News Service

On their second day operating the San Diego Convention Center as a shelter for unaccompanied migrant girls, federal and local authorities began seeking sponsors and providing care for the 723 who have arrived so far, including 70 who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Workers prepare burgers for hundreds of migrant...

As Migrant Children Arrive, San Diego's Social Service Providers Step Up

March 29
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

The San Diego Convention Center is sheltering exclusively teenage girls, and will eventually hold 1,450 migrants.

A health screening site set up inside the Conve...

39 Migrant Children Seeking Asylum Test Positive For COVID-19

March 29
By City News Service, Max Rivlin-Nadler

Dozens of the more than 500 unaccompanied migrant children being held at the San Diego Convention Center, girls between the ages of 13 and 17, have tested positive for COVID-19.

City and county leaders tour the San Diego Conv...

Migrant Children Arrive At San Diego Convention Center

March 27
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

The first 500 teenage girls arrived Saturday night and the Convention Center will eventually hold as many as 1,450 children.

Migrants have been camping out at the El Chapar...

Migrant Families Being Flown From Texas To San Diego, So They Can Be Sent To Mexico

March 26
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

As the Border Patrol deals with capacity issues in Texas, the agency is flying families across the country so it can remove them.

Students do school work on the ground at a scho...

Roundtable: Misinformation At The Border

March 26
By Bennett Lacy

Supporters of former President Donald Trump use social media to spread misinformation about asylum seekers, immigrants and refugees from Middle Eastern and North African backgrounds are underrepresented in the census, and reflections on the demolition of San Diego Stadium in Mission Valley.

President Biden and Vice President Harris appea...

Biden Vows Action On Migrants As He Defends Border Policy

March 26
Ben Fox / Associated Press

The U.S. will take steps to more quickly move hundreds of migrant children and teens out of cramped detention facilities along the Southwest border.

The San Diego Convention Center is seen in the ...

Migrant Children Expected To Start Arriving At Convention Center This Weekend

March 25
By John Carroll

Now that the San Diego Convention Center is no longer housing the homeless, it's expected to begin welcoming unaccompanied migrant children — up to 1,400 of them — this weekend.

Vice President Kamala Harris delivers remarks t...

Biden Taps VP Harris To Lead Response To Border Challenges

March 24
Jonathan Lemire, Nomaan Merchant, Josh Boak and Aamer Madhani / Associated Press

Biden, in delegating the matter to Harris, is seeking to replicate a dynamic that played out when he served as President Barack Obama’s vice president.