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San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi wearing a suit and tie leads Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, wearing prison orange, into court.

Immigration wasn’t part of the San Francisco trial for the death of Kathryn Steinle — but here’s why it became part of the story

For immigration hardliners, the shooting death of Kathryn Steinle was an example of failed immigration enforcement and sanctuary policies. For those who study both immigration and the criminal justice system, it’s a distraction from a real conversation about immigration reform.

Immigration wasn’t part of the San Francisco trial for the death of Kathryn Steinle — but here’s why it became part of the story
Valdez protest

Mourning a journalist in Mexico who said 'no to silence'

Mourning a journalist in Mexico who said 'no to silence'
The town of Las Vueltas has almost no murders, but it does have a museum collection of guns and AK-47s that date back to El Salvador's civil war.

These isolated towns in dangerous El Salvador are murder-free zones

These isolated towns in dangerous El Salvador are murder-free zones
Ahmed al-Jumaili, who was killed in Dallas last week, had recently joined his wife Zahraa in Dallas after emigrating from Iraq.

A killing in Dallas has the Muslim community on edge

A killing in Dallas has the Muslim community on edge
El Salvador's defense minister, General Rafael Humberto Larios, speaks during a news conference in San Salvador in a 1990 file photo. Larios and eight other former Salvadoran soldiers were arrested in 2011 for suspected involvement in the 1989 killing of

How justice for slain Americans took a backseat to Cold War politics

How justice for slain Americans took a backseat to Cold War politics

360 Staff Pick: State of Play

360 Staff Pick: State of Play