Saturday Jul 19
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.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Sargent: The Facts on Border Security
Greg Sargent, Washington Post : As the political war over the crisis at the border escalates, Senate Democrats recognize that they need to do better in pushing back against Republicans in the big argument over the larger meaning of searing visuals of unaccompanied minors crossing into South Texas.
Heinrich goes on job-creation tour
Sen. Martin Heinrich will be making several stops around the state this weekend to highlight various economic programs.
New Mexico senators push for new state VA director
New Mexico's two senators are urging Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson to hire a permanent director for Albuquerque's VA hospital.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Sen. Heinrich calls immigration issue a 'human crisis'
CARLSBAD >> Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., told his colleagues they should reconsider the way they view the recent immigration debate during a speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday afternoon in Washington.
The Washington Post
How Democrats need to talk about the border
As the political war over the crisis at the border escalates, Senate Democrats recognize that they need to do better in pushing back against Republicans in the big argument over the larger meaning of searing visuals of unaccompanied minors crossing into South Texas.
Sheltering the chrysaIis
If there was any greater Poster Child to evidence the utter and complete disdain the Democrat Party holds for the American citizen in general it must be the fact Harry Reid is a party leader.
New Mexico senator: Unaccompanied minors deserve due process
Sen. Martin Heinrich, New Mexico Democrat, said Thursday that the bipartisan proposal to address rising numbers of unaccompanied minors crossing the border may send children back into a situation "where they may be fearing for their lives."
Wed Jul 16, 2014
As Unaccompanied Minor Crisis Continues Democrats Claim Border is Secure
As unaccompanied illegal minors continue to pour into the United States through the southern border with Mexico, overwhelming law enforcement resources and housing facilities, Democrats are arguing the border is secure.
Warner to fundraise for Ready for Hillary
Sen. Mark Warner will be the "special guest" at a fundraiser next month for the group urging Hillary Clinton to run for president.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Harry Reid declares border 'secure'
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pronounced the southwestern border "secure" Tuesday, rejecting a bipartisan push to strengthen enforcement and swiftly deport many of the children surging across the border illegally.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
NM: Cabinet Secretary Joins Train Ride
Tom Church, state Cabinet secretary, will represent the administration and join Joe Boardman, Amtrak's president and chief executive officer, on a train ride through Northern New Mexico on Saturday that aims to spotlight the endangered Southwest Chief route.
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)
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Las Cruces Sun-News
NMSU campus to host private medical school
The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, funded entirely by private investors, is scheduled to open in fall 2016 across from Arrowhead Park Early College High School on NMSU's campus.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Officials tour FLET-C before possible deportation
"Our message to those who are coming here illegally, to those who are contemplating coming here illegally to south Texas, is we will send you back," said Johnson.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Homeland secretary visits immigrant holding center
Barbara Gonzalez, public information officer for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, shows a dormitory where immigrant families are housed at the Artesia Residential Detention Facility inside the Federal Law Enforcement Center in Artesia, N.M. on Friday, July 11, 2014.
Homeland Secretary Visits Immigrant Holding Center
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visited a New Mexico detention facility housing 400 Central American women and children Friday and warned immigrants that "we will send you back" if they try entering the country illegally.
Heinrich backs Hillary Clinton
Sen. Martin Heinrich is adding his name to the roster of Senate supporters backing Hillary Clinton, serving as a draw for a New Mexico event for the super PAC "Ready for Hillary."
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Amtrak CEO to stop in New Mexico about train route
But New Mexico Transportation Department spokeswoman Melissa Dosher said no official from Gov. Susana Martinez's administration plans to meet with Amtrak CEO Joe Boardman because the agency didn't learn of the tour until receiving a news release from the rail operator Thursday morning.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Senate panel approves data-sharing cybersecurity bill
A Senate committee gives the nod to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which would make it easier for companies and the government to share data during cyberattacks.