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March 22, 2019 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists examine New Mexico’s response to the influx of new immigrants. They look at the different definitions of a border “crisis” and debate the best way to handle migrants who are seeking asylum.

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former NM House minority whip
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican
Cathryn McGill, founder/director, NM Black History Organizing Committee

For Further Reading:

Four-part series on influx of migrant families seeking asylum – by Angela Kocherga, Albuquerque Journal

New Mexico cities mobilize as shelters take in more migrants –  by Susan Montoya Bryan and Russell Contreras, Associated Press

Guatemalan faces up to life in prison for holding migrants in New MexicoAssociated Press

Ill immigrants bring dangerous complications that can spread far beyond NM – by Janice Arnold-Jones, for the Albuquerque Journal