Hundreds of Immigrant Parents Still Without Children as San Diego Judge Calls for Explanation
The U.S. Government has three days to tell a federal judge in San Diego why they are still separating more than 570 immigrant parents from their children. Government lawyers say some of these parents have committed crimes that put their children at risk. But the ACLU, which sued to stop the separations, has found at least 30 cases that appear to be for minor criminal offenses. We're going to focus on one mother's story. It begins in Otay Mesa.
Reporter: John Sepulvado
Reunification of Guatemalan Family Expected Today
We've been telling you the story of five-year-old Filomena and how she was separated from her father at the border more than three months ago when he asked for asylum. The father was deported back to the Guatemalan highlands, and Filomena stayed in the U.S. in a foster shelter in New York. The family expects to be reunited today.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero
Mendocino Complex Wildfires Becomes Largest Blaze in California History
The Mendocino Complex Fire, which includes the Ranch and River fires, have burned more than 280,000 acres. KQED's Sukey Lewis traveled to Mendocino County today to embed with Cal Fire for 12 hours as firefighters continue to battle the historic blaze.
Guest: Sukey Lewis
Hunger Strike Campaign Protests Migrant Family Separations
Hundreds of children are still separated from their parents under the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" policy. A national rolling hunger strike is trying to draw attention to this.
Reporter: Erika Mahoney
Hearing in San Diego County Could Decide Fate of Nuclear Power Plant
Today is a key milestone for the decommissioning of the San Onofre nuclear power plant, 50 miles north of San Diego. The State Lands Commission is holding a public hearing tonight where a draft Environmental Impact Report will be considered. Getting a permit to shut down the plant will depend upon this report.
Reporter: Alison St John