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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

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