immigration

Cross-Border Tunnel Found Linking Tijuana, San Diego

28 ViewsSAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities have announced the discovery of an underground smuggling tunnel on Mexico’s border, running the length of a football field on U.S. soil to a warehouse in an industrial area. The cross-border tunnel from Tijuana to the San Diego area was built in one of the most fortified

Texas Governor Greg Abbott responds to the end of Title 42

20 ViewsGovernor Greg Abbott says he’ll send migrants on buses to Washington, D.C., schools hope to continue free meal programs after federal funding dries up, and speaking of drying up, drought conditions are expected to worsen over the next few months affecting borderland farmers and residents.

Las Cruces City Council Calls For National Immigration Reform

5 ViewsNew Mexico’s immigrant families have the full support of the Las Cruces City Council, following a unanimous vote encouraging the creation of a better pathway to United States citizenship. Councilor Johana Bencomo says the resolution, which calls on Congress to develop comprehensive immigration reform, is a way to welcome essential

UNM professor Lee Drake plays role in aiding Afghan refugees

8 ViewsLee Drake, an adjunct anthropology professor at the University of New Mexico, recently received national attention for the work he’s done in aiding Afghan refugees, specifically for the role he played in helping 9-year-old Asma’s family get help.

New Mexico prepares to resettle 400 Afghan refugees

7 ViewsLAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is preparing to welcome 400 refugees who fled Afghanistan amid the withdrawal of U.S. troops in August. About 100 of those refugees are expected to resettle in Las Cruces.