Salvador Rivera, FOX5 San Diego

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Past articles by Salvador:

UPDATE: After harrowing journey, Pakistani migrant’s asylum case could be decided in May

“That’s when I was robbed, beaten and then I had to spend more than a month in a Tijuana immigration detention center where they would keep people for only four to five days, but they kept me there for a really long time and that was a really difficult time. → Read More

Migrant advocate says it’s about time Title 42 is going away

“This is a decision that hopefully in five weeks will be determined to be permanent,” said Rios. “People who seek asylum are facing violence in Mexico, they are being kidnapped, placed in violence because they’re having to wait in Mexico there are people who have died because of Title 42.” → Read More

Temporary shelter on hold as Venezuelan expulsions fall below expectations

When the U.S. Customs and Border Protection began expelling Venezuelan migrants on Oct. 12, officials in Tijuana were expecting 200 migrants per day to end up in their city. It hasn't happened. → Read More

Migrants in custody along southern border getting flu shots

So far more than 24,000 migrants have been given flu shots while in CBP custody according to DHS. → Read More

Border wall presented with architectural ‘Onion’ award in San Diego

Each year for the past four decades the San Diego Architectural Foundation has honored the best — and worst — in architecture with its Orchids & Onion Awards. → Read More

1,500 have gone missing in Tijuana this year alone, group says

The Todos Somos Erick Carrillo Foundation has been spearheading efforts to find missing people in Tijuana since 2019 when the group’s namesake disappeared at the age of 20 while visiting the border city from San Diego. → Read More

After MPP, Haitian migrants rush to begin asylum process at crowded shelters

“I’m looking for a better life for my baby,” she said. “I have no other options.” → Read More

Water shortages hitting migrant shelters hard south of the border

We don’t have it to flush the toilets, to bathe or wash the dishes,” said Minerva, a migrant at the facility. → Read More

Border wall ‘repair work’ underway on California coastline

“We’re horrified our park is going to be ruined by 30-foot walls,” said Daniel Watman. → Read More

Shelter for Muslim migrants opens in Tijuana

A shelter for Muslim migrants opened over the weekend in Tijuana, the first of its kind in all of Mexico. → Read More

Protesters demand immigration reform at Summit of the Americas

andez emphasized he and other demonstrators were seeking immigration reform for those who are migrating to the United States in the future and for migrants already here. → Read More

McDonald’s massacre near border is nearly forgotten 38 years later

Armed with several weapons, including a shotgun and an Uzi, a lone gunman named James Huberty walked into the restaurant at 3:56 p.m. on a Wednesday and went on a killing spree murdering 21 people. → Read More

Celebration of Baja California wine and shellfish coming to California

– Since most Americans from Southern California have not ventured to the Guadalupe Valley located just south of Tijuana near the border, the Mexican Consulate in San Diego has decided to bring a little bit of the valley north of the border. Specifically Baja’s world renowned wines and shellfish. → Read More

Boom collects tons of trash, but Mexico needs to step in and build recycling plants, environmentalists say

An environmental protection group says its trash boom in Tijuana has kept 73,000 pounds of trash and plastics from reaching the Tijuana River Valley north of the border. → Read More

AMLO: Don’t link murder of 2nd Tijuana journalist to ex-Baja California governor

Mexico’s President Manuel López Obrador, AMLO as he is commonly called, is telling reporters and the public not to link former Baja California Governor Jaime Bonilla to Sunday night’s murder of journalist Lourdes Maldonado. → Read More

Baja California becomes first state to vaccinate 13-year-olds in Mexico

The state of Baja California is the first in Mexico to offer shots to teens as young as 13. → Read More

Border merchants finally seeing business picking up since travel restrictions were lifted

During recent visits to Carolin Shoes along San Ysidro Boulevard, manager Olivia Campos always had plenty of time to sit down and discuss the pandemic-related financial woes at her store and others in the area. → Read More

Long, post-restriction border waits don’t happen as predicted

Anticipated longer border waits at San Ysidro Port of Entry with essential travel restrictions being lifted did not materialize. → Read More

Hopes dashed as popular California border pedestrian crossing won’t be reopening

With essential travel restrictions ending on November 8 for visitors who are fully vaccinated, there was hope Ped West, a popular pedestrian crossing on the west side of the San Ysidro Port of Entry, would reopen on that date, something that is not happening according to several sources. → Read More

J&J recalling Aveeno, Neutrogena sunscreens due to benzene traces

Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday that it is recalling five of its sunscreen products after some samples were found to contain low levels of benzene, a chemical that can cause cancer with repeated exposure. → Read More