Border Issues

New Mexico leaders suggest next moves after Title 42

24 Views   From infrastructure to immigration reform, the discussion on what happens next after Title 42 is up in the air. City leaders and legislators have an idea of what should be done. SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — In Sunland Park, New Mexico, city leaders say immigration has been problematic in their

Here’s how New Mexico and Texas are responding to the end of Title 42

33 Views   The NM National Guard hasn’t been tasked by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham for any mission at the border, but says just like any other crisis, they’re always prepared ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — U.S. officials are bracing for an influx of migrants at the southern border as Title 42 is set

Title 42 is ending soon. What should New Mexico expect?

37 Views   When the law ends, officials say they are expecting a surge of migrants coming to Southern New Mexico, but others say asylum seekers will find it difficult. The end of Title 42 is nearly upon us. When the law ends, officials say they are expecting a surge of

Biden sending 1,500 troops for Mexico border migrant surge

54 Views   WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration will send 1,500 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border ahead of an expected migrant surge following the end of coronavirus pandemic-era restrictions, according to four administration officials.

Gun Laws Considered by the New Mexico Legislature

108 Views   The New Mexico Legislature has been considering several pieces of legislation regarding firearms during the 60-day session in Santa Fe. Miranda Viscoli, the Co-President of New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence, joins KC Counts to explain the organization’s position on the proposed legislation. KRWG Public Media Multi-Media Journalist

Mexican cartels playing a part in migrant crossings

76 Views   EL PASO, Texas — A southern New Mexico nonprofit organization says Mexican cartels are playing a part in migrants crossing the border. Ken Ferrone is the executive director of Catholic Charities of southern New Mexico. The only nonprofit in the southern portion of the state to handle asylum

Crowd at U.S.-Mexico border stopped by barricades at bridge

96 Views   EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A large number of migrants in Mexico who were “posing a potential threat to make a mass entry” into the United States were prevented from cross a bridge leading to El Paso, Texas, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesperson said.