For years, Mexican officials have been working to build a desalination plant in Rosarito Beach. David Gibson, executive director of the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board, says the new plant could siphon money from the already strained Tijuana sewer system.
Immigration to the U.S. from Mexico might soon slow even without a wall, but companies are clamoring to build one anyway. Plus: More violence in Tijuana, ongoing fallout over the sewage spill, journeying to the U.S. in video game form and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
Research from two UC San Diego economists shows that the economic forces that push and pull people across borders are changing such that the border wall could be a moot barrier before it is even finished.
Politics and protests continue to dominate the news on both sides of the border, Imperial Beach mayor calls sewage spill an issue of national security and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
There’s been an uptick in art projects happening at the border now that President Donald Trump is in office. With so much attention on the border, it’s worth taking a quick look at some of the art that’s attempted to tackle the prickly issues surrounding it. Here are 20 instances of gutsy, controversial art that has explored the border.
Politicians’ promises to protect the undocumented ring hollow to the tens of thousands of unauthorized immigrants whom the federal government has removed over the past six years. Many of those deported did not have criminal convictions and lived in what are being called “sanctuary cities.”
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.