Calexico, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia will be spearheading a discussion this Friday with the State Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials in regards to the latest restoration efforts that have been taken place at the New River and the surrounding border region area.

Imperial, California - Imperial Irrigation District, in partnership with Imperial County, will make a joint presentation before the State Water Resources Control Board during a public workshop next week which will address the district's petition on the state's unmet restoration obligation at the Salton Sea.

Salton City, California - Wednesday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a 37-year-old man at the Highway 86 checkpoint suspected of smuggling three undocumented aliens.

Imperial County Sheriff’s Office - Imperial County Sheriff’s Office and Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program announced the first completion of 24/7 Dad Curriculum course held at the Herbert Hughes Correctional Center. 

El Centro, California - Juan Vargas (CA-51) hosted an orientation event on President Barack Obama’s Immigration Executive Action in El Centro last night. The event provided details and eligibility information to the public about the programs made available by the Immigration Executive Action that was announced November 20, 2014. The event was organized in collaboration with Catholic Charities of San Diego and the American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties.

El Centro, California - Tuesday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station rescued a distressed man who was lost in the desert without food or water while making an attempt to illegally enter the United States.