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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 […]


Mexico’s Non-Nuclear Pact

Did you know that Mexico has a non-nuclear pact with Latin American countries that has been in effect since 1967? Last November, Las Playas in Tijuana received a new commemoration that notes this fact. The plaque reads: “Here in Tijuana, the most northwestern municipality of all Latin America, begins the Nuclear Free Zone of Latin […]

Las Playas, Tijuana

Las Playas, Tijuana: La Ciudad Mas Limpia Es La Que Menos Se Ensucia

[Editor’s Note: This was Las Playas, Tijuana on March 2, 2017. I went here to see how the 140 million gallons of Tijuana Sewage dumped into the river & oceans had impacted this area. Indeed, a foul odor wafted throughout the beach, although beach-goers and even some fishermen were undeterred.]

San Ysidro Port of Entry

Agents Behaving Badly

By Doug Porter / San Diego Free Press In a meeting with corporate executives on February 23rd, President Donald Trump took time out to extol the virtues of his administration’s immigration policies, saying his effort to ramp up deportations is a “military operation” aimed at ridding the U.S. of “really bad dudes.”   The reality […]

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