Artesia Info

Artesia, New Mexico is located in Eddy County. Zip codes in Artesia, NM include 88210, and 88211. The median home price in Artesia is $154,900. More Artesia information.

Local Charities in Artesia, NM

Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Artesia News

Local news for Artesia, NM continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Animal competitions mark start of 2014 Eddy County Fair

Photo by Zack Ponce - Current-Argus Trent Taylor waits to weigh his Blackface sheep on Monday morning at the Eddy County Fairgrounds in Artesia.

Comment?

5 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

More immigrants deported from New Mexico center near Artesia

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said one plane Friday took the immigrants from Artesia to Honduras and another flight sent the women and children to Guatemala and El Salvador.

Comment?

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Walter Rubel: We may be divided on cause of problem but not care of children

Are the thousands of children from Central America who have flooded our border and swamped our immigration system refugees fleeing for their lives or simply immigrants looking for a better way of life? It depends on who you ask.

Comment?

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Gov. Martinez blames Obama inaction for crisis

ARTESIA >> New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez got a first-hand look Saturday at the plight of some 400 suspected undocumented immigrants - mostly women and children from Central America - who are being held at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia until they can be deported.

Comment?

KOB-TV New Mexico

New Mexico governor tours immigration facility

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says hundreds of detained immigrants represent the humanitarian consequence of false beliefs that anyone can stay in the U.S. Authorities say more immigrants being held in Artesia will soon be sent back to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador soon as part of a plan for quick removal.

Comment?

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Miami Herald

Flow of child immigrants at border slowing for now

The flood of children crossing the Mexican border illegally and without their parents has slowed down in recent weeks, two senior Obama administration officials said Friday.

Comment?

ImmigrationProf Blog

The Artesia Experience: A Due Process Travesty

LEXIS NEXIS Legal Newsroom Immigration Law has posted about Albuquerque immigration attorney Olsi Vrapi's description of"what it is like to try to represent refugees locked up at the Artesia, New Mexico detention center.

Comment?

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Two Artesia men arrested in shooting

CARLSBAD >> The two men who pursued and shot at alleged thieves in Artesia last month in an attempt to recover stolen property have been arrested.

Comment?

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Grant County Beat

Congressman Steve Pearce holds telephone press conference on...

Congressman Steve Pearce serves on the seven-member working group trying to develop policy on the humanitarian crisis at the border with Mexico.

Comment?

Business Journal

NM refineries poised for hiring surge, says energy trade association president

The state could face a huge labor crunch soon, said Charles Drevna, the president of the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers trade association.

Comment?

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Examiner.com

U.S. fast-tracks undocumented minors back to Honduras

Homeland Security officials confirmed to FoxNews.com on Tuesday that close to 40 undocumented immigrants have been flown back to Honduras.

Comment?

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Free Republic

Planeload [sic] of U.S. deportees met by officials on arrival in Honduras

A total of 18 mothers, 13 girls and nine boys, who were being held at a U.S. detention center in Artesia, N.M., were scheduled to be on the Immigration and Customs Enforcement charter Monday.

Comment?

WAPT-TV Jackson

Honduran families deported from U.S.

The first group of Central Americans deported under stepped up U.S. efforts to crack down on illegal immigration arrived in Honduras on Monday.

Comment?

WBNS

Obama Official Says at Border: 'We'll Send You Back'

CNN - It's all overwhelming already stressed immigration services as more and more kids find themselves caught in a bureaucratic limbo and a political firestorm.

Comment?

CBS Local

Homeland Secretary: Immigrants Told Detention Facility Staff They Were Surprised to Be Detained

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. ARTESIA, N.M. - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visited a New Mexico detention facility housing 400 Central American women and children Friday and warned ... (more)

Comment?

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: July 13

Carlsbad Community Theater will present its 37th summer entertainment with a new hit musical "Bingo! The Winning Musical."

Comment?

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Obama sends DHS chief to Texas and New Mexico for photo ops

While President Barack Obama claims he doesn't do "photo ops," his secretary of Homeland Security traveled on Friday for photo opportunities in both New Mexico, where his underlings are detaining some of the thousands of illegal alien children, and to Texas, which is in essence "the scene of the crimes," according to the Department of Homeland ... (more)

Comment?

Fri Jul 11, 2014

CNN

Obama official says at border: 'We'll send you back'

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has something to say to people contemplating illegal migration to the United States: "We'll send you back."

Comment?

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: July 11

Carlsbad Community Theater will present its 37th summer entertainment with a new hit musical "Bingo! The Winning Musical."

Comment?

Thu Jul 10, 2014

ImmigrationProf Blog

ICE Offers Media tour at Artesia, New Mexico Residential Detention Facility

From ICE: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center will host a media tour of the unoccupied portions of the new temporary facility for adults with children in expedited removal on the campus of the FLETC facility in Artesia, New Mexico.

Comment?

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••

Artesia Jobs