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July, 2020

  • 20 July

    USCIS Rule Strengthens Employment Eligibility Requirements for Asylum Seekers

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a regulatory change to deter aliens from illegally entering the United States and from filing frivolous, fraudulent, or otherwise non-meritorious claims for asylum to obtain an employment authorization document. This rule does not alter asylum eligibility criteria in any way and will be …

  • 20 July

    Newsom Orders Counties That Are in Monitoring List to Keep Schools Closed

    – All Imperial County Schools to Start 2020-2021 School Year in Distance Learning Only Model -Editorial California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered all California counties that are in the State’s monitoring list to begin school distance learning this fall. “Education in California is non-negotiable and schools must provide meaningful instruction …

  • 20 July

    Newsom to release 8,000 prisoners in California by end of August

    -Editorial California officials announced that an additional 8,000 inmates would be released early from state prisons to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus among both inmates and staff. The move will allow prisons to use the extra space to impose social distancing rules, isolation, and quarantine measures, the state …

  • 19 July

    EU-India Virtual Summit Promises a Great Future for Trade

    -Editorial India and the European Union committed to a framework for strategic cooperation until 2025 and vowed to cooperate on their response to the coronavirus pandemic, and at the United Nations Security Council. The assurances came as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with the European Council President Charles Michel …

  • 18 July

    Extension of Unemployment Benefits Is Important for Self-Employed People

    -Editorial Jesus Yvette Angulo has worked independently most of her life. After years of hard work, she was able to open her own hair salon business in Indio, California. She was forced to shut her business down in March when the Stay-At-Home order began due to COVID-19. “I applied for …

  • 18 July

    The restaurant sector resumes activities in Baja California

    Supported by a surveillance program so that the necessary safety measures are complied with. Mexicali, B.C.- Activities in the gastronomic sector resumed starting Friday, July 15 in Mexicali. Businesses will be operating at 25 percent of their capacity, implementing the proper safety and hygiene protocols, as stated by Mario J. …

  • 18 July

    NPR Sees Decline in Their Audience

    -Editorial Broadcast ratings for nearly all of National Public Radio’s shows took a steep dive in major markets this spring. That’s according to a report in NPR. They put the blame squarely on the coronavirus pandemic, saying the virus kept many Americans from commuting, and that caused the decline. The …

  • 17 July


    Heath inspections at the entry of downtown Mexicali, East Port, San Luis Rio Colorado, and Los Algodones will continue. Operations are carried out for the safety of citizens and will remain until the contagion curve descends in the state capital. Mexicali, B.C.- As part of the operations, aimed at reducing …

  • 17 July

    Newsom Announces $600 Million for Local Governments to Purchase Housing for Homeless Californians

    -Editorial Building on the success of Project Roomkey, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the availability of $600 million in funding for Homekey, the next phase in the state’s response protecting Californians experiencing homelessness who are at high risk for serious illness from COVID-19. Administered by the California Department of Housing and Community …

  • 17 July

    Same-Sex Marriage Rejected in Baja California

    By: Melissa Dorame, Reporter Mexicali, B.C.- In a session held on Thursday, July 17th, by the Congress of the State of Baja California, opinion 48 which seeks to recognize the union of same-sex people was rejected. There were 15 votes in favor, 7 abstentions, and 3 against it. It took …