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The Line: “Immigrant Friendly” Status In Albuquerque

Albuquerque Immigration

April 20, 2018 – The Albuquerque city council recently voted to affirm an “immigrant friendly” measure that outlines how local law enforcement will interact with federal immigration officials. Gene Grant and the Line discuss the measure and what it means for the state’s largest city.

Line Panelists:
Mark Boitano, former NM state senator
Viki Harrison, Common Cause New Mexico
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law
H. Diane Snyder, former NM state senator

Maria Hinojosa On Covering Arts, Immigration And International News

Maria Hinojosa

April 20, 2018 – Journalist Maria Hinojosa has covered border issues for decades. She is the host of Latino USA and founder of the Futuro Media Group, an independent nonprofit media company that produces Latino USA and recently acquired the website Latino Rebels.

Hinojosa sat down recently with correspondent Russell Contreras to talk about what’s she’s learned from covering immigration and how she sees the current national debate over immigration policy. They also discussed the importance of artistic expression and documenting the role of Latinos in all areas of American life.