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[REGIONAL NEWS] Bikers bring 30,000 meals to feed migrants at facility in New Mexico

Posted by   /  June 25, 2019  /  Immigration, Regional News  /  No Comments

Volunteers unload non-perishable meals donated by Pack Away Hunger at the former U.S. Army Reserve Center in Las Cruces, where migrants released from federal custody are being processed. Friday, May 17, 2019. /Photo: Courtesy of the City of Las Cruces By Algernon D’Ammassa | Las Cruces Sun-News  The arrival of about 25 motorcycles announced the […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Feds take control of Sunland Park border gate

Posted by   /  June 15, 2019  /  Immigration, Regional News  /  No Comments

A gate built by the We Build the Wall organization has been locked in the open position, giving U.S. federal agents access to the border road near Executive Center Boulevard. /Photo: Mark Lambie/El Paso Times By Ryan Boetel/Albuquerque Journal A federal government agency took control of a gate that’s part of a private organization’s “border […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] New Mexico sues feds over migrant policy

Posted by   /  June 11, 2019  /  Immigration, Regional News  /  No Comments

A group of about 30 Brazilian migrants, who had just crossed the border, get into a US Border Patrol van, taking them off the property of Jeff Allen, who used to run a brick factory near Mt. Christo Rey on the US-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico on March 20, 2019. /Photo credit should […]

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Mesa Mayor John Giles hopes Mexico tariffs don’t come to pass

Posted by   /  June 10, 2019  /  Immigration  /  No Comments

KTAR KTAR A weekend trip to a Mexico resort town sounds like fun but for Mesa Mayor John Giles, it was work – a lot of it. Giles and mayors from more than 130 cities in the United States, Canada and Mexico were invited to the inaugural North American Mayors summit in Los Cabos, Mexico […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Undocumented immigrants to get health care in Gavin Newsom’s California budget deal

Posted by   /  June 10, 2019  /  Health Care, Immigration, Regional News  /  No Comments

Governor Gavin Newsom releases his revised 2019-20 state budget proposal in a news conference at the State Capitol. /The California Channel By Sophia Bollag and Adam Ashton | The Sacramento Bee California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s first budget won’t look exactly like he wanted, but a deal lawmakers released late Sunday largely fulfills the objectives he […]

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House GOP leader wants to bar cities from stopping private wall construction

Posted by   /  June 3, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon poses for a picture with members of Patriot Movement AZ, an anti-immigrant group that is considered an extremist organization by the Southern Poverty Law Center. /Photo by Jerod MacDonald-Evoy / Arizona Mirror By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror House Majority Leader Warren Petersen, R-Gilbert, is planning to propose […]

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Ducey dismisses opposition by chambers of commerce over Mexico tariffs

Posted by   /  June 3, 2019  /  Economy, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

 The U.S.-Mexico border is marked  in San Ysidro, California./File photo By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Gov. Doug Ducey took a swat of sorts Monday at businesses who are concerned about the effects of the president’s threatened tariffs on the state and national economy. Ducey, speaking with reporters, specifically mentioned the […]

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Trial begins in the case of ASU teacher charged with harboring undocumented immigrants

Posted by   /  June 1, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Immigration, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Protesters hold up signs outside the District Court House in Tucson, Arizona, on the first day of the trail of ASU faculty associate Scott Warren on Wednesday, May 29, 2019./ Courtesy photo by No More Deaths  ASU faculty associate Scott Warren could face up to 20 years in prison By Brenna Toshner | State Press […]

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Construction of private border wall resumes

Posted by   /  May 31, 2019  /  Immigration, Regional News  /  No Comments

By Angela Kocherga | Albuquerque Journal Construction resumed on a private border wall in New Mexico after the We Build the Wall organization agreed to provide the city with the necessary information to complete the permitting process. “I really want to applaud the hard work of Sunland Park city officials in the last 36 hours […]

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Ducey backs Trump’s tariffs against Mexico

Posted by   /  May 31, 2019  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Gov. Doug Ducey speaks at a November 2016 rally in Mesa for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. /Photo by Gage Skidmore / Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0 By Jim Small | Arizona Mirror In a series of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey voiced support of for President Donald Trump’s plan to implement a series of progressively increasing tariffs on […]

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