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Deported Veterans

Members of Congress and Local Advocates to Visit Deported Veterans in Mexico

[Editor’s Note: You may remember my post in February 2015 about deported veteran Hector Barajas. Since then, Hector has pushed for reform of the immigration system and also for his own return home. Today, I print the following press release.] For immediate release Thursday, June 1, 2017 Contact: Erin Hatch, 202-225-3236 San Diego, CA – On […]

National City Welcoming City

Border Patrol Confirms National City Parents In Custody, No Criminal Charges Filed

Special to North of the Fence Last Friday, North of the Fence published information about the apprehension of the Francisco Duarte and Rosenda Perez who are currently in custody pending immigration hearings, leaving their four children on their own in National City. The facts unfolded almost moment-to-moment last week, not all of them immediately accurate. On […]

San Ysidro Port of Entry

Parents Apprehended, ICE Denies the Claim

[UPDATE 5/27/2017: Protestors gathered at 2pm on Friday, May 26th at Otay Mesa Detention Center. Several media outlets covered the protests and uncovered additional information. According to two reports, the Duarte parents were apprehended near their home, not near a National City school. In addition, 10 News reported: “Duarte says undercover federal immigration agents, in unmarked […]

Third Avenue Chula Vista

Chula Vista City Manager To Present Budget to City Council

[Editor’s Note: This just out from the City of Chula Vista, for those of us who want to know about the city’s finances.] CHULA VISTA CITY MANAGER TO PRESENT DRAFT FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018 BUDGET TO CITY COUNCIL Balanced budget includes $60.6 million in Measure P funding Chula Vista City Manager Gary Halbert will present the draft Fiscal […]

Sexual Assaults

Protests at Southwestern College against Sexual Assaults

A special report to North of the Fence “No student should be afraid to get an education because of a campus that turns away indifferently from their request to stop sexual assaulters.” (Quoted from the student list of demands protesting normalization of sexual assault on SWC campus.) By Barbara Zaragoza Students held a protest against sexual […]

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