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Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano

August 9, 2019 –Janet Napolitano, President Barack Obama’s first Homeland Security Secretary, is the author of “How Safe Are We?: Homeland Security Since 9/11.” Napolitano argues that, since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the United States needs to focus its attention and resources on actual threats to the country, instead of what she terms “security theater.” She talked with NMIF Correspondent Megan Kamerick about what those threats are, and what they are not.


Janet Napolitano, former Homeland Security Secretary, author of ”How Safe Are We?: Homeland Security Since 9/11”

The Line: Responding to the Border Crisis

1248 Line Asylees and Money

May 31, 2019 – Governor Lujan Grisham went to Washington, D.C. hat in hand this month, looking for federal money to reimburse counties grappling with a record number of asylum seekers. Meanwhile, two more counties passed resolutions to oppose the relocation of migrants there. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists update the situation.

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, owner and executive director, Vox Optima LLC
Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & host on KKOB
Stephanie Maez, executive director, ProgressNow New Mexico
Cathryn McGill, founder/director, NM Black History Organizing Committee

For Further Reading:

Lujan Grisham seeks federal reimbursement for cities providing for migrants – by Morgan Lee, Associated Press

Lujan Grisham goes to D.C. to discuss border – by Dan McKay, Albuquerque Journal