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.
The international border between San Diego and Tijuana has long spurred artists to make work that comments and reflects on it. Border art can offer harsh criticisms or nuanced perspectives on the politics surrounding the fence, often commenting on how officials handle the people who cross it. Now that President Donald Trump and his desire to build a 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.”
Living in a city that’s named itself a sanctuary city does not, in fact, mean undocumented people are safe from deportation.
School districts up and down the state, including San Diego Unified, have said they’ll work to protect undocumented students. But what do they really mean, and how far do the protections actually extend?
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.
Elizabeth Doran, president of San Diego Theatres, is spearheading an effort to help employees of arts organizations and other local businesses gain U.S. citizenship.
A look inside the Tijuana shelters that are seeing an unprecedented surge in people stranded from all over the world as they await answers from the U.S. on whether they’ll be allowed to enter.