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April, 2021

  • 9 April

    New Legislative Battle Looms Between the IID and Assemblyman Mayes

    -Editorial Assemblyman Chad Mayes has become the Imperial Irrigation District’s public enemy number one since 2019 and it looks like they will both enter another legislative battle to determine the future of the organization. At the April 6th meeting, the IID Board of Directors voted to strongly oppose another Assembly …

  • 7 April

    California Could Fully Reopen On June 15

    -Editorial As California surpasses a major milestone in the fight against COVID — administering more than 20 million vaccine doses, including 4 million in the state’s hardest-hit communities, and with hospitalizations continuing to steadily decline — Governor Gavin Newsom outlined the state’s next step in the COVID-19 pandemic recovery, moving …

March, 2021

  • 31 March

    Imperial County Officials Confirm That There Will Be No Restrictions for Travelers Going to Mexico

    -Editorial There will be no restrictions for anyone that wants to enter Mexico after the announcement of a new travel restriction that went into effect last week, Imperial County officials said on the March 25 joint press conference. County CEO Tony Rohoutas was asked about the new travel restrictions implemented …

  • 31 March

    Mexicali Prepares “Safe Destination” Operation for Spring Break

    -Editorial During the weekly broadcast of “La Mañanera de Mexicali,” the Mayor of Mexicali Lupita Mora Quiñonez, announced the details of the “Safe Destination”  operation, which will be implemented from April 1 to 4 in San Felipe, to guarantee the safety of visitors and tourists during this Spring Break. The Mayor …

  • 30 March

    SAT announces its virtual assistance service OrientaSAT

    -Editorial The Tax Administration Service informs about its new attention service called OrientaSAT, a chatbot that works through artificial intelligence that acts as a virtual assistant and is the first service filter for taxpayers who require tax guidance. This new service is provided free of charge, immediately, and will be …

  • 24 March

    State Looks to Create New California Border Commission

    -Editorial State Senator Ben Hueso’s (D-San Diego) legislation to create a new California Border Commission received unanimous approval yesterday from the Senate Committee on Governmental Organization. SB 684 requires a restructuring of California-Mexico border affairs under one public stakeholder commission to improve efficiency, maximize resources, and increase community input.    “California’s …

  • 22 March

    USCIS Expands Temporary Rule Providing Contract Interpreters for Asylum Interviews

    -Editorial To maintain the safety of our workforce and applicants during the global COVID-19 pandemic and to maintain efficiency and accessibility to the asylum process, USCIS published an updated temporary final rule (TFR) that extends the requirement that certain Asylum seekers use our telephone contract interpreters for their asylum interviews, rather …

  • 21 March

    Mexico to Impose New Non-Essential Travel Restrictions Starting March 19

    -Editorial The Government of Mexico announced new restrictions for those who want to enter Mexico at the northern and southern borders, after one year of the implementation of non-essential travel restrictions. For a year now, border restrictions have affected binational life as only American citizens and essential workers can cross …

  • 20 March

    District Attorney Files Charges Against Imperial County Auditor

    -Editorial The Imperial County District Attorney’s Office filed charges against County-Auditor Josue Mercado months after being censored by the Board of Supervisors.  After months of investigation, the D.A. office announced on March 17 that they have formally charged the County-Auditor on two counts. Mercado will be arraigned on April 16, …

  • 20 March

    IID Board Analyses Bombay Beach Project That Will Help the Salton Sea

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors heard a presentation about the future of the Bombay Beach Wetland Project Proposal at their regular meeting held March 16. Audubon California, a non-profit group, received a federal grant to develop and design a multi-benefit habitat enhancement and dust control demonstration project …