All posts by Ashley Rammelsberg

The Line: New Mexico Says No to ICE Requests for Data

1307 Line ICE Requests for Data

August 16, 2019 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists examine the state’s choice to deny requests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for unrestricted access to New Mexico workforce records.

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, Affirm
Harry Van Buren, UNM Anderson School of Management

For Further Reading:

State agency denies ICE request for worker records – Albuquerque Journal 

Fearing workplace raids, state rejects ICE request for N.M. workforce records Santa Fe New Mexican

New Mexico employment department rejects ICE request to access data Deming Headlight

“Pop-up Park” Blooms in ABQ’s International District

PopUp Park

August 16, 2019 – NMiF goes to Albuquerque’s International District to see how neighbors working with the Nature Conservancy and Rocky Mountain Youth Corps have transformed a vacant dirt lot into a pop-up public park. Among the goals for the project are to build community and help add greenery to one of the hottest parts of New Mexico’s biggest city.