Mexicans began celebrating the 200th anniversary of their country’s declaration of independence. Tijuana's celebrations went on as planned under the protection of soldiers and police officers.
The U.S. Border Patrol credited Tijuana's police chief earlier this week with helping cut border crime in half. What the Border Patrol meant was that assaults on U.S. agents working along the border in San Diego have dropped during the last year.
U.S. federal officials say drug groups who recruit San Diego teenagers to smuggle drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border have expanded their recruiting operations.
A new study says the number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. has dropped for the first time in 20 years. The study also says fewer people are crossing the border illegally.
The head of the American Civil Liberties Union in San Diego says he and his staff helped craft the lawsuit against Arizona's controversial new immigration law. The ACLU and other civil rights groups sued all Arizona counties and sheriffs on Monday arguing the law is unconstitutional.