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Artesia, New Mexico is located in Eddy County. Zip codes in Artesia, NM include 88210, and 88211. The median home price in Artesia is $150,000. More Artesia information.

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16 min ago | Mother Jones

This 11-Year-Old Was Locked Up Trying to Cross the Border. Read the Heartfelt Letter She Sent Obama.

On Tuesday, the nation's top immigration court allowed a Guatemalan woman who fled her abusive husband to petition for asylum in the United States .

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Women being deported back to life-threatening conditions in Latin America are fighting back

For months now, we have been hearing about the "immigrant crisis" that is causing thousands of women and children to flee the violence that is wracking parts of Central America .

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Artesia chile farmer benefits from production delay in Hatch

ARTESIA >> Heavy rains in New Mexico's chile growing capital have caused delays in harvesting the state's most popular vegetable, and the situation has benefitted one Southeastern New Mexican producer.

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Albany Times Union

At an immigrant detention center, due process is denied

When the influx of young Central American migrants to the border erupted as a crisis this summer, President Barack Obama correctly called it a humanitarian emergency.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: Aug. 27

Energy summit: Join the mayors of Artesia, Carlsbad and Loving in discussing the area's oil boom at the second Eddy County Mayors' Energy Summit 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Toledo Blade

Deported from nowhere

When the influx of young Central American migrants to the border erupted as a crisis this summer, President Obama correctly called it a humanitarian emergency.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: Aug. 26

The North Mesa Senior Recreation Center holds a dance every Wednesday and Friday, from 7: 00-9:30 p.m. Dances feature a different live band each week.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Why Groups Are Suing the Government over Rushed Deportation Process for Mothers and Children

As families from Central America flee violence and persecution to seek refuge in the United States, hundreds of mothers and their children apprehended after crossing the border have been locked up at an isolated detention center in Artesia, New Mexico-hours from the nearest major metropolitan area.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

Lawsuit filed against Family Detention Center in Artesia

Hundreds of women and children have been deported from the Family Detention Center set up at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia since it opened more than a month ago.

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Hispanically Speaking

4 Groups File Lawsuit Against U.S. Gov't Over Deportations

Four organizations sued the United States Government on Friday for the deportation of immigrant mothers and children who, according to the lawsuit, had fled from violence in Central America.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

ABA Journal

Federal government sued over alleged due process violations at Artesia immigrant detention center

Immigrant rights organizations sued the federal government Friday, alleging that the federal government is violating due process rights in its haste to deport immigrant families with small children.

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The Washington Post

Civil rights groups sue to bar expedited family deportations

Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Friday asking a federal court to stop the Obama administration from expediting the deportations of Central American immigrant families being held in a New Mexico detention center.

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Ruidoso News

Artesia: ICE denies allegations of immigrant mistreatment at FLETC

Gerrard Escamilla, the director for the nonprofit Angels to Angels, speaks during a town hall Thursday in Artesia.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements

Asado Fundraiser: Iglesia Evangelica Cristiana Espiritual will sell asado plates for $8 each from 8 a.m. until sold out on Saturday, Aug. 23. Plates include pork w/red chile, rice, beans and salad.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Border advocate arrested at Pearce's Las Cruces office

Robin Zielinski Sun-News About 50 supporters of the Border Network for Human Rights based in El Paso rally both inside and outside the Las Cruces office of U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M. on Thursday prior to some of them beginning a border walk that culminates Saturday at the border fence at the Chamizal National Monument in El Paso.

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Los Angeles Times

Nearly 300 women, children deported from immigration detention centers

Barbara Gonzalez, public information officer for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, shows a dormitory where immigrant families are housed at the Artesia Residential Detention Facility in New Mexico.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Artesia to host town hall on FLETC, immigration on Thursday

CARLSBAD >> The City of Artesia will host the second public town hall on immigration since undocumented immigrants were transferred to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in late June.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Ruidoso News

State chambers of commerce meet in Ruidoso

"I think it's a great honor," said Becky Brooks, executive director of the Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce of the chance to host the event.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

ICE resumes deportations from New Mexico center

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a statement late Monday that the agency resumes removal flights back to Central America on Aug. 7. Since then, 71 immigrant adults and children from the center have been deported, officials said.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Little Argus: Announcements

Labor Day Parade will be held Sept. 1 beginning at 10 a.m. on Main Street and Stevens Street.

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