Mexican cartels playing a part in migrant crossings

36 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

65 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.

Proposed resolution to close southern New Mexico border

65 Views   ‘Unfortunately, federal government officials and US Congress have not done their duty to properly and adequately fund and protect our border,’ said Rep. John Block ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico state lawmaker Rep. John Block is proposing a resolution urging the federal government to resume building a wall along

El Paso bishop takes the lead role in Catholic migrant ministry

81 Views   EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Mark Seitz of El Paso is the first bishop from a state along the Mexico border to head the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ migration committee in at least 20 years. With a migrant shelter literally in his backyard and his diocese smack

Biden intends to make his first visit to US-Mexico border.

91 Views   HEBRON, Ky. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he intends to visit the U.S.-Mexico border — his first since taking office — in connection with his meeting next week in Mexico City with the leaders of Mexico and Canada.