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.
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