viernes, febrero 15, 2019

Faith As Disruption: A Dispatch From The Tijuana Border

When I was a small child in San Diego County, my family frequently crossed the border into Tijuana, Mexico. We went for lunch, to shop in department stores, to buy housewares. The crossing was...

Stalking a Bus Station

Helping others is not political. It is good for the soul. When you help others, you forget about your own problems for awhile. In addition, nobody should make you feel bad about who you...

It’s time to fulfill the promise of citizenship

This year we marked the 150th anniversary of the 14th Amendment in a strange way: with an assault on the idea of citizenship that is at the amendment’s core. In June, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...

‘Why Did You Leave Me?’ The Migrant Children Left Behind as Parents Are Deported

Adayanci Perez Chavez, who was separated from her father when they crossed the border from Guatemala more than two months ago, has watched as one playmate after another has checked out of the migrant...

Nonprofit organization receiving teddy bears for migrant children separated from families

 For many children across the world, teddy bears can be viewed simply as a toy. But for the migrant children who were separated from their families following the implementation of the government's "zero-tolerance policy," it’s...

She’s Mexican-Born and a New U.S. Citizen. But Can She Run for the Georgia...

Should Maria Palacios, a Mexican-born Georgia resident who moved to the state as a child and became an American citizen in June 2017, be allowed to run for the State House of Representatives? She has...

California-based energy company building $150 million Mexico fuels terminal

A California energy company is moving ahead with a $150 million fuels terminal in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Sempra Energy of San Diego is building the fuels terminal in Topolobampo, Mexico through its Mexican...

Study: Mexico supports more than 566,000 jobs in California

The binational economic zone spanning San Diego and Imperial counties as well as Baja California produced $24.3 billion in foreign exports the last year data was available, according to a newly released study. Research conducted...

Aumenta el número de estadounidenses que creen que debe aumentar la inmigración legal (inglés)

Many unaware that most immigrants in the U.S. are here legally While there has been considerable attention on illegal immigration into the U.S. recently, opinions about legal immigration have undergone a long-term change. Support for...

¿Por qué los medios no vieron venir a Alejandría Ocasio-Cortez? Porque ella es una...

It quickly became the viral moment of Election Day. Capturing nearly 58 percent of the vote, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez solidly beat Rep. Joseph Crowley of New York, the fourth-highest ranking member of the House...

Washington construye muros. Mientras San Diego-Tijuana construyen puentes (inglés)

When the Cross-Border Express, the pedestrian bridge linking San Diego to Tijuana’s airport, opened in late 2015, it quickly became a powerful, tangible sign of San Diego’s evolving relationship with Tijuana, a symbol of...

A Estados Unidos le encanta vilipendiar y deshumanizar a los mexicanos, a pesar de...

We've been here before. America has had a love-hate relationship with its Mexican population for centuries. Whether it is not being able to find a permanent solution to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), separating immigrant...