Month: January 2019

Borders without doctors

Medical services are hard to come by in the sparsely settled Bootheel region, where more and more migrants are arriving in need of care.

Answering the call

Lonnie Briseño is a deacon in the Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces and organizer of Project Oak Tree, a three-year-old effort that unites faith-based organizations to aid migrants in southern New Mexico.

Open doors and open arms

As migrants seeking asylum are released from ICE facilities, they are finding temporary shelter in southern New Mexico churches.

The way forward

Advocates for New Mexico's children weigh in on solutions the Legislature and governor should pursue.

Pay now and pay later

Expensive, buggy software has resulted in needy families being improperly denied benefits throughout New Mexico.