Three months ago, a little girl named Filomena was separated from her father in California as the two tried to cross the U.S. border. Her dad was deported back to the Guatemala and Filomena stayed in a foster shelter in New York. She was one of the more than 430 children separated from their deported parents. Yesterday, daughter and father reunited.
Guest: Farida Jhabvala Romero
The California Report confirmed earlier this week that another large caravan from Central America is expected to arrive at the San Ysidro port of entry next month. Several weeks ago, we saw people seeking asylum turned away by Border Patrol agents. We had a chance to ask Chief Patrol Agent Rodney Scott about these so-called "turnarounds," as well as asylum caravans. Scott oversees the San Diego sector.
Reporter: John Sepulvado
Yosemite Park Roads Re-Open as Firefighters Make Progress on Ferguson Fire
The Ferguson Fire has caused major closures of Yosemite National Park in the southwestern part of the park. But park officials say they are making good progress. The fire is nearing 50 percent containment and people can now drive all the way from one side of the park to the other.
Reporter: Sonja Hutson
Real ID Rush Lengthening Lines at DMV
Today, the head of the Department of Motor Vehicles is going to speak to state lawmakers in Sacramento about why the wait at the DMV is so long. One reason is that people are lining to get a Real ID, a driver's license that can be used to board domestic flights starting in October of 2020.
Reporter: Rachael Myrow
KQED's politics and government reporter, Katie Orr, has been working on a new project about women running for office. It's called “The Long Run." She gives host John Sepulvado a sneak preview of the project.
Guest: Katie Orr
Trump's Proposed Border Wall Under Fire Over Environmental Concerns
President Trump’s proposed border wall is facing yet another challenge. Yesterday, a federal appeals court in Pasadena heard from attorneys who say the wall violates more than 30 environmental laws.
Reporter: Priska Neely