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The Line: Immigrants Seeking Asylum Entering from Mexico

Gene Grant

April 19, 2019 – Federal agents have been taking many of the migrants flooding through the El Paso border crossing, putting them on a bus and sending them to Las Cruces. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists look at the influx of people seeking asylum and the call for health officials to help at the New Mexico/Mexico border.

Line Panelists:
Dede Feldman, former NM State Senator
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Sophie Martin, attorney
Edmund E. Perea, attorney

For Further Reading:
City in New Mexico Authorizes Spending on Asylum Seekers – Associated Press
ABQ organizations help asylum seekers – by Katy Barnitz, Albuquerque Journal
Trump Says He May Send ‘Illegal Immigrants’ Into ‘Sanctuary Cities Only’ – Associated Press

April 15 Deadline Passes in Landmark Education Lawsuit

NMiF: education

April 19, 2019 – A deadline of April 15th has come and gone for the state to make its case that it is providing sufficient resources to school districts across New Mexico. Host Gene Grant and Albuquerque Journal political reporter Dan McKay discuss the latest news on the Yazzie/Martinez funding lawsuit that is changing the way the state funds K-12 education.

Guest:
Dan McKay, political reporter, Albuquerque Journal