Increasing number of Caribbean, African immigrants seeking asylum arrive at Calexico Port of Entry

MEXICALI — On Friday morning, 185 immigrants, many of whom are natives of Haiti and western African countries such as Congo, were camping at the Parque de los Heroes de Chapultepec just across the border from Mexicali. Most of them are seeking to get political asylum in the United States, while others are trying to... Continue Reading →

White House increases its role in Salton Sea restoration efforts

SALTON SEA — Ahead of a meeting between President Barack Obama and Gov. Jerry Brown as part of the Lake Tahoe summit Wednesday, the Obama administration announced a series of actions the federal government will undertake regarding the restoration efforts at the Salton Sea. The initiatives include funding a plan to protect public health and... Continue Reading →

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