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.
Voice of San Diego sat down with Mahmoud Issa and Mohammad Mohammad, two men who last year fled war-torn Syria, where they worked together at a hospital. They traveled through 11 countries — including a harrowing detour lost in a Colombian jungle, and several detention stints — before they landed at the U.S. border and requested asylum. They’ve been detained at Otay Mesa for seven months as they await an answer.
Migrants from around the world are stuck in limbo at the border, Tijuana had a violent first half of 2016, Brexit rears its head in Mexico and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
Don Bartletti, who retired last month after 31 years at the Los Angeles Times, knows immigration and refugees like the back of his Canons. In a Q-and-A, the most decorated photojournalist in county history reflects on his Pulitzer-winning career and the current political debate.
Mark Arabo has become a national voice arguing that Christians in the Middle East are facing a genocide and the United States and other countries have to do more to help.
Here’s something you don’t think about when you get into a taxi: your driver could be a doctor. Why foreign-licensed medical professionals have a tough time getting into a health system that needs more doctors.
City Heights refugees continue their fight for better medical interpretation, this time taking a stand in front of the UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest.
The New York Times explores how City Heights has become a hub of
subsistence agriculture for refugees.
After slipping up, San Diego County is making progress getting
refugees the help they’re entitled to receive.
KPBS visits a program that helps refugee women become licensed