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Relevant news concerning the region belonging to California and Baja California’s border.
Noticias relevantes relacionadas a la región perteneciente a la frontera de California y Baja California.

April, 2018

  • 27 April

    USCIS to Begin Using More Secure Mail Delivery Service

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that the agency will begin phasing in use of the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Signature Confirmation Restricted Delivery service to mail Green Cards and other secure documents beginning April 30, 2018. The first phase will affect documents that need to be re-mailed …

  • 27 April

    IID employees rally to support communities

    Employees at local businesses and organizations choose to give their hard earned money to create thriving communities. IID is one of those agencies whose employees have a long tradition of supporting the community by giving to the local United Way. Employees came out in droves during a special appreciation day …

  • 27 April

    SDSU Calexico Shows Oscar Zeta Acosta Documentary

    -Editorial The history of the Chicano Movement is rich and their bravery marked a generation. Among the icons of that movement are Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta who, to this day, inspire new generations of Mexican-Americans. There is one person, however, that is not very well known but made a …

  • 26 April

    Interview with Juanita Salas, Candidate for Imperial Irrigation District 01

    Please tell us about yourself: Juanita Salas is a third generation Imperial County resident that currently serves as Director for Division 1 on the Imperial Irrigation District. She was elected to the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) with over 45% of the vote in June of 2017 with four candidates running.  …

  • 21 April


    It’s an Agricultural Biotechnology and services company specializing in date palm, arid, and semi-arid crop tissue culture. Phoenix Agrotech’s Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory is headquartered in Santa Ana, California. They operate a 20,000 sq.ft. plant tissue culture laboratory dedicated to date palm development. Phoenix Agrotech’s farms and greenhouses are located …

  • 21 April

    Barbara Bush Leaves a Lasting Legacy for Women

    The world is reacted on April 17th to the death of Bush family matriarch and former first lady, Barbara Bush. Much has been said about her life in politics. She was the second woman to be both first lady and the mother of a president. However, as NBC reports her …

  • 18 April

    Mexico must enter into wage negotiations with the US and Canada: Díaz-Bautista

    -Editorial The specialist noted that Canada and the United States agreed that the wage issue should be part of the NAFTA negotiations but that Mexico has “shied away” from this issue. Tijuana, BC- In the framework of the renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexico must raise …

  • 17 April

    The City of El Centro Appoints New Police Chief

    El Centro, CA – On April 17, 2018 during the Regular Council Meeting for the City of El Centro Mayor Cheryl Viegas-Walker announced that action had been taken to approve the contract appointing Brian P. Johnson as the new Police Chief for the City of El Centro. “I am very …

  • 16 April

    Calexico Hosted Second Annual Border Mayor’s Summit

    -Editorial It was Calexico’s turn to host the Border Mayor’s Summit that, in the first six months of activity, has been able to create a working agenda for the border region of Mexicali, Imperial Valley, Yuma and San Luis. As the week of celebrations of the 110th Anniversary of Calexico …

  • 14 April

    Budget Proposals by Trump Administration Could Affect Imperial County

    By: Mario Conde President Donald Trump released his budget proposal that has many changes to programs that will directly affect the Imperial Valley if enacted as presented. President Trump stated: “The budget continues our efforts to grow the economy, create millions of new jobs, and raise wages. To accompany our …