Homeland Security secretary tells San Diego police chief he has no clue on sanctuary cities, developers see new opportunities for senior care in Baja, San Diego and Tijuana mayors pledge more collaboration and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
It’s a sign of the times that an angry confrontation between Baja California’s governor and protesters only barely made this border news roundup.
There’s no one policy or criteria that makes a place a sanctuary city. Yet two executive orders signed by President Donald Trump on Wednesday — including one that would crack down on sanctuary cities — could impact the city of San Diego, the county and the state bigly.
The “Trump Effect” is bringing uncertainty to the Mexican economy and the lives of undocumented immigrants in the U.S., the Interior Department hands Chicano Park a big win and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
Scenes from Sunday’s demonstrations as protesters overwhelmed Tijuana’s El Chaparral port of entry.
Performance artist Ana Teresa Fernandez has, once again, painted a segment of the border wall blue. If you stand on the beach in Playas and look north, the wall blends almost seamlessly with the sky, as if you could easily walk through the bars and end up in Imperial Beach. Fernandez has performed “Borrando la […]
Food and beer politics, a key figure in the case of the 43 missing Mexican students surfaces and national reporters drop in to observe the border wall and the agents who patrol it.
When First Lady Pat Nixon inaugurated Friendship Park in 1971, she said, “I hope there won’t be a fence here too long.” Instead, the fencing and wire has gotten more intense. But it hasn’t stopped a steady stream of cross-border gardening ventures, yoga classes, prayer services and fleeting pinky touches.
Aaron Gutiérrez Cortes wants to improve Tijuana, so he’s doing it one small project at a time. The Tijuana-based architect, and his firm Amorphica, works on tiny (but profoundly helpful) tweaks to the city’s patchwork infrastructure, such as improving decaying sets of public stairs, creating new materials to build homes from readily available recycled local […]
A poll finds that neighbors on both sides of the border have plenty of common ground, Tijuana has a rape problem, more cars are crossing at San Ysidro and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.