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Asylum-Seekers Sent Back to Tijuana Under Trump Policy Are Finally Starting to Get Their Day in Court

San Diego/Tijuana border crossing into Mexico. Fernanda Echavarri Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. G.B. sat up straight and adjusted the headphones given to him by an interpreter. “Good afternoon sir,” the judge said. “Si, señor,” G.B. responded, and the interpreter translated: “Yes, sir.” “Go ahead and try to relax,” the judge…

Surprise! Juvenile Crime Has Plummeted in California.

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that juvenile crime has plunged mysteriously: Over the past decade, the state’s numerous expanded juvenile halls have become near-empty monuments to a costly miscalculation — a mistake compounded each year as the number of young offenders plummeted. Some California counties…

Marine Commandant Not Happy About Border “Emergency”

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. General Robert Neller, the head of the Marine Corps, is not happy with his commander-in-chief: The commandant of the Marines has warned the Pentagon that deployments to the southwest border and funding transfers under the president’s emergency declaration, among other unexpected demands, have posed “unacceptable…

Millennials Are Very Financially Trustworthy

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The St. Louis Fed recently republished a note from last November about credit card delinquency. First, they note that millennials have the highest rate of delinquency. But then they make the obvious point that this is because millennials are younger than other generations, and young…