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March 6, 2020 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel look at why both of New Mexico’s U.S. Senators are asking for arrest data to track Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) activities, and debate whether ICE is targeting immigrant-friendly cities. Do New Mexicans know all they need to know about how immigration enforcement operates? 

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former state representative
Julie Ann Grimm, editor, Santa Fe Reporter
Christine Sierra, UNM political science professor emerita
Diane Snyder, former state senator

For Further Reading: 
A False Sense of Security: Increasing ICE Raids in Santa Fe, Albuquerque in February Prompt US Senators to Call for Arrest DataSanta Fe Reporter
Senators: ICE Using Misleading Tactics on State Immigrant GroupsAlbuquerque Journal
Udall, Heinrich Blast ICE for Using Misleading Tactics, Request Arrest Data and to Hold a Meeting With Immigrant Rights Groups— Senator Heinrich’s website
APS to Principals: ICE Agents Are Not to Enter SchoolsAlbuquerque Journal
Albuquerque Schools to Issue Memo on Immigration EnforcementU.S. News & World Report 

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