Despite the federal government’s own warning, the federal government plans to lock up more migrants in an ‘egregious’ facility.
La lucha por un Nuevo México más verde — desde los trabajadores petroleros inmigrantes
Miembros de Somos un Pueblo Unido saben las desventajas de los “buenos” trabajos en la industria petrolera. Aquí nos cuentan porqué están impulsando energías limpias.
The push for a greener New Mexico — from immigrant oil workers
Members of Somos un Pueblo Unido know the downside of “good” jobs in the oil industry. Here’s why they’re pressing for clean energy.
The feds are paying millions to detain migrants in an ‘inhumane’ facility that leaks when it rains and ‘smells like feces’
Along the U.S.-Mexico border, Border Patrol agents use high-speed chases to catch suspects. Migrants, U.S. citizens and random bystanders have all died during these pursuits.
Haitian asylum seekers are suffering from inadequate food, dirty water, and poor medical care at the Torrance County Detention Facility.
“Screaming for help”
Imprisoned migrants seeking better prison conditions describe an attack by pepper-spraying guards
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.