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National City is a city in San Diego County, California. The population was 58,582 at the 2010 census, up from 54,260 at the 2000 census. National City is the second-oldest city in San Diego County.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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North of the Fence: It’s All About National City’s Weird Council Meeting

In a whopping 5-hour+ marathon, the National City Council met on Tuesday, February 21st and approved a 10% raise for council members. After that, residents called for investigations into two separate issues. 10% Raise for Mayor and Councilmembers Passes 3-2 In January, the Union Tribune reported that dozens of residents attended a NC city council meeting to speak out against […]

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Manuel Cavada: Photographer, Chicano, Veteran

Eye On The Locals: When you think of the South Bay and the borderlands of Tijuana, do you think “the Latino artist corridor of the world”? You should. Between the galleries and artist studios starting from Barrio Logan and going south to the Pasajaes along Avenida Revolucion, you’ll find cutting edge, mostly Latino artists creating pieces that strike emotional […]

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‘Welcoming’ Sabotaged in National City

By Doug Porter / San Diego Free Press Last night hundreds of people appeared a National City Council hearing on a motion to strengthen their Welcoming City Resolution. Joining Indivisible were #ICWJ, #SDIRC, Alliance San Diego, UNITE HERE Local 30, Partnership for the Advancement of New Americans – PANA, and ACLU of San Diego and […]

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