Shelter in place

Domestic violence shelters have no shortage of beds, but reports of abuse are on the rise

Hang up and try again later

New Mexico's phone system for unemployment benefits is hanging up on thousands of callers

No defenses

New Mexico is home to 19 pueblos, 3 Apache tribes and a large swath of the Navajo Nation. How will they cope with the outbreak of COVID-19?

The Big Uneasy

After staff attended a conference in New Orleans, Searchlight New Mexico was notified of possible exposure to COVID-19. Christian Marquez has been under quarantine since.

Settling for more

Newly settled agreement establishes better road map for New Mexico’s foster children.

Distant relations

Foster parents, biological parents and kids face new challenges amid state’s response to COVID-19 outbreak

On lockdown

Social distancing, recommended to limit the spread of COVID-19, is not an option in ICE detention facilities

Through the lens of experience

Executive director Sara Solovitch speaks with photographer Don Usner about his favorite photos from Searchlight in 2019.