After two months, an uneasy coexistence at NM immigration facility continues

By   /  August 15, 2014  /  Federal Government, Immigration, Local Government, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News  /  No Comments

TWO MONTHS ON: The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia. N.M. has been renovated to house up to 700 women and children who entered the U.S. illegally.

The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia has been turned into an immigration facility for up to 700 women and children. After two months, here’s a progress report.

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On second thought: WI lawmaker wants records on housing undocumented children

By   /  August 14, 2014  /  Immigration, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments


State Rep. David Craig has had a change of heart.

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Who’s teaching the kids at New Mexico’s immigration facility?

By   /  August 14, 2014  /  Immigration, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News  /  No Comments


Immigrant children at the federal facility in Artesia will receive educational opportunities but the details are still up in the air

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Feds fly immigrant minors to Hawaii on taxpayer dime

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  Hawaii, Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments


Although 2,500 miles from the continental United States, Hawaii has joined the list of states temporarily housing unaccompanied minors from Central America who have illegally crossed into America through the Southwest border.

Who’s paying the freight? You, the taxpayer.

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What should be done about the border crisis?

By   /  July 30, 2014  /  Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments

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About 52,000 undocumented children have been caught at the border since last October, double the number from the previous year. Many of them have turned themselves into border authorities.
Here are the facts about the border situation as reported by thus far:
Many critics point to a 2008 human-trafficking law that allows minors entering the country [...]

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Guatemala’s president: $2 billion ought to help border crisis

By   /  July 28, 2014  /  Florida, Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments

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Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina says $2 billion in federal aid and other U.S. investment in Central America could help end the flood of migrants across the U.S. southern border.

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