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Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 08:46 AM PDT

Migrant Kids Separated at Border Faced Abuse in Foster Homes

Migrant Kids Separated at Border Faced Abuse in Foster Homes

After local Guatemalan officials burned down an environmental activist's home, he decided to leave his village behind and flee to the United States, hoping he'd be granted asylum and his little boy, whose heart...

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 07:33 PM PDT

Immigrants Anguish Over New Trump Rule

Immigrants Anguish Over New Trump Rule

A California woman whose son needs intensive medical care says she felt "like something blew up in my face" when she learned of a Trump administration rule that would make it tougher for legal residents like her...

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 06:26 PM PDT

Panel Rules Soap, Sleep Essential to Migrant Kids' Safety

Panel Rules Soap, Sleep Essential to Migrant Kids' Safety

Immigrant children detained by the U.S. government should get edible food, clean water, soap and toothpaste under a longstanding agreement over detention conditions, a federal appeals panel ruled Thursday in...

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 06:47 PM PDT

Google Employees Call for Pledge Not to Work With ICE

Google Employees Call for Pledge Not to Work With ICE

Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Customs Enforcement. It's the latest in a year full of political and...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 10:39 AM PDT

ICE Raids Raise Question: What About the Employers?

ICE Raids Raise Question: What About the Employers?

The images of children crying after their parents were arrested in a massive immigration raid in Mississippi revived a longstanding complaint: Unauthorized workers are jailed or deported, while the managers and...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 11:02 AM PDT

'DC Will Not Be Complicit': Mayor on Migrant Kids Shelter

'DC Will Not Be Complicit': Mayor on Migrant Kids Shelter

Local lawmakers in Washington, D.C., are speaking against a possible plan by the federal government to put a shelter for unaccompanied migrant children in the nation's capital. The Washington Post reports that...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 11:48 AM PDT

Mass. Judge Accused of Aiding Undocumented Immigrant to Have Pay Restored

Mass. Judge Accused of Aiding Undocumented Immigrant to Have Pay Restored

A Massachusetts judge suspended for allegedly helping an immigrant escape a federal agent waiting to arrest him at a courthouse will have her pay restored, the state's highest court said Tuesday. The Supreme...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 05:11 AM PDT

Trump Official: Statue of Liberty Poem Is About Europeans

Trump Official: Statue of Liberty Poem Is About Europeans

A top Trump administration official says that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about "people coming from Europe" and that America is looking to receive...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 02:23 PM PDT

California Counties Sue Over Public Benefit Immigration Rule

California Counties Sue Over Public Benefit Immigration Rule

San Francisco and Santa Clara counties filed the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's new rules to deny green cards to migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 12:17 PM PDT

New Trump Rule Targets Poor Immigrants Seeking Legal Status

New Trump Rule Targets Poor Immigrants Seeking Legal Status

The Trump administration introduced a new rule Monday making it harder for low-income immigrants who receive food stamps or other forms of taxpayer-funded assistance to stay in the country legally, NBC News...

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Driver Flees After Crashing Through Cemetery, Police Say
Driver Flees After Crashing Through Cemetery, Police Say

Police are searching for the driver who crashed through a cemetery in Mountain View, taking out headstones before fleeing the scene Monday morning.

Woman Dies After Watercraft Incident in Carlsbad
Woman Dies After Watercraft Incident in Carlsbad

A woman died after the watercraft she was a passenger on collided with another in Carlsbad Sunday, police said.

Poway Man Dies When Bullet Enters Home
Poway Man Dies When Bullet Enters Home

The bullet entered the victim's residence from a nearby apartment, deputies said.

3,330 Shelter Animals Adopted During NBC 7 & T20's Annual Clear the Shelters Event
3,330 Shelter Animals Adopted During NBC 7 & T20's Annual Clear the Shelters Event

San Diegans answered the call Saturday to help hundreds of shelter animals find loving homes during NBC 7 and Telemundo 20's fifth Clear the Shelters event.

Economists Survey: 34% Expect a US Recession in 2021
Economists Survey: 34% Expect a US Recession in 2021

A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. Thirty-four...

Good Samaritans Help Save People From Sinking Boat on SD Bay
Good Samaritans Help Save People From Sinking Boat on SD Bay

Good Samaritans helped saved a group of people from a sinking boat after it crashed with another underneath the Coronado Bay Bridge on Sunday. San Diego Harbor Police said they received a call around 1:30 p.m....