Border Issues

New Mexico law center braces for fallout of Biden’s immigration order

95 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – President Biden’s controversial executive order regarding immigration hit New Mexico’s law centers hard. “We saw the same action taken by the former President Trump to try and outright ban asylum, and that was shut down in court. And so this was just an unlawful action

No changes coming to Albuquerque’s immigrant-friendly policy

104 Views   City councilors also discussed election changes and the future of a dog park ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A packed house at the city council meeting in Albuquerque Monday night. Many used public comment to address issues that councilors were set to vote on. One of those was an amendment

Concerns around housing continue in Las Cruces

134 Views   This week, KC Counts talks with Lt. Governor Howie Morales about mental health concerns in the state. Jonny Cooker sits down for an in depth conversation with Nicole Martinez, executive director at Mesilla Valley Community of Hope to talk about the growing issues of housing within the community.

House Democrats propose ban on .50-caliber rifles

141 Views   Stop Arming Cartels Act makes it unlawful to make, sell, possess a rifle ‘capable of firing .50-caliber ammunition’ EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Two members of Congress from Texas and one from Florida have filed a bill they say will cut down on drug cartel violence by

Why Border Patrol checkpoints are seizing New Mexico cannabis

139 Views   New Mexico cannabis shop owner calls border seizures ‘crippling’ to local business LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – Two years into recreational cannabis becoming legal in New Mexico, local cannabis distributors are finding themselves in a legal conundrum. Border Patrol Agents have seized more than $300,000 worth of local cannabis products

US and Mexico use Teamwork to Tackle Immigration

173 Views   WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador are moving swiftly on new steps to crack down on illegal migration that include tougher enforcement on railways, on buses and in airports as well as increased repatriation flights for migrants from both the U.S.