Monthly Archives: June 2018

For more than 60 years, the San Diego Rescue Mission has responded to the needs of those experiencing homelessness by offering a compassionate and holistic approach to rehabilitation and recovery. Today, we are helping lead the way in San Diego’s efforts to decrease homelessness by transforming the lives of men, women and children in need. […]

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The Chicago School’s San Diego Campus expands our unique offering of programs into one of the most diverse cities in the nation—providing greater prospects for those who are interested in working in diverse urban environments. Under the guidance of faculty with years of practical experience in their respective fields, students learn to apply theory in […]

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The first annual Real Estate Business Summit in Baja California will take place June 21st and 22nd at Hotel Real Inn in Tijuana. This event welcomes developers, investors, builders and other stakeholders interested in property development opportunities in the region. This year, the summit will focus on the impact of the hotel industry, new residential […]

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The City of Tijuana and DIF (the National Institution for Integral Family Development) invite you to the “Binational Gala Cocktail Event” held on Friday, July 13t, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. This gala is part of the City’s 129th anniversary celebration and will take place at the Central Patio of Tijuana’s City Hall. The event is in […]

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On June 7th, Kenia Zamarripa, Chamber Director of International Business Affairs acting as USIBWC Citizens Forum board member attended the second quarterly meeting held at the Tijuana Estuary. The meeting addressed Imperial Beach’s state-mandated plan for growth and development and included a presentation by the County of San Diego on its beach and bay water […]

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On May 30th, the Chamber hosted a Cross-Border Business Forum focusing on the importance of the Colorado River to the border region and the efforts in the U.S. and Mexico to maximize water reliability and prepare for climate change impacts. A panel of experts answered key questions such as current and future conservation measures to […]

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On June 5th, Jerry Sanders met with the newly appointed Director of CESPT – the State Commission of Public Services for Tijuana – German Lizola Marquez, to discuss opportunities for collaboration that advance cross-border issues. CESPT provided an overview of the work that has been done after last year’s sewage spill which was caused by […]

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The Spirit of the Barrio event was held on May 18th. Chamber VP Paola Avila participated on the panel of experts who discussed border security, immigration and the emotional toll and economic impacts of cross-border issues on the San Diego-Tijuana region. Other panelists included Dulce Garcia, Immigration Lawyer and DACA recipient David Nisleit, San Diego Chief of […]

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DACA Update

Earlier this year, three federal judges ordered the current administration to continue the DACA program and provided the Department of Homeland Security 90 days to present an appeal with proof that the program lacks authority. During this period, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) resumed accepting renewal requests for DACA. For information about the DACA […]

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Border Wall Funding

Earlier this year, the Trump administration requested $1.6 billion for border wall construction projects, however, White House officials have stated that this amount will be increased to at least $2.2 billion in fiscal year 2019. The $1.3 trillion spending plan this year did not include any funds for the border wall project. It is estimated […]

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