U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III has joined a national hunger strike aimed at pressing for a change in the country's immigration laws.
The congressman was among a new group of fasters replacing another group that ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall.
About half a dozen Congress members, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, were there as the fasters left the tent Tuesday. Minnesota Democratic U.S. Reps. Keith Ellison and Betty McCollum began one-day solidarity fasts with the activists. Read more >
Article | December 4, 2013 | Sandra Dibble | U-T San Diego
November 26, 2013
TIJUANA — Video footage, anonymous leaflets, and eyewitness accounts on Tuesday offered some insights into last weekend’s incident that saw more than 100 people rush a heavily patrolled stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in broad daylight.
But the larger questions remained unanswered: Exactly who instigated the mass action on Sunday afternoon one quarter-mile west of the San Ysidro Port of Entry? And for what purpose? Read more >