Border Issues

Mexican cartel violence likely to increase in 2024, experts say

57 Views  Â Internal fracturing, election year uncertainty will keep U.S. neighbor a ‘high risk’ country EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – The next president of Mexico will face ongoing economic and migration challenges and will have to tackle increasing drug cartel violence brought about by the fracturing of existing transnational criminal organizations

Food insecurity soars in Sunland Park

154 Views  Â SUNLAND PARK – Food insecurity is soaring in Sunland Park, Doña Ana County’s southernmost community of about 17,400 people along the U.S.-Mexico border.  But the need for food assistance is far outpacing the resources of the main nonprofit working in the city to alleviate hunger.

Bills addressing migrants, border issues dividing parties

160 Views  Â Representative Gabe Vasquez has been working on a package of bills to tackle border issues, but its effectiveness is being questioned by republicans. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Representative Gabe Vasquez brings together migrant workers who specialize in health care, oil and gas, education and more.

New Mexico Congressman unveils bills to tackle immigration, border issues

214 Views  Â NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico Congressman Gabe Vasquez has unveiled a slate of bills on immigration and border issues. One bill allows immigrants who work in healthcare, education, energy production, or other “critical” industries to apply for temporary legal status. Another bill would add harsher sentences for trafficking