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

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