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  1. Thousands turn out to honor slain New Mexico police Officer Jose ChavezRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Washington Times

    A New Mexico police officer who was fatally shot during a traffic stop was remembered as a man who worked tirelessly to get a job in law enforcement, ultimately winning over the small village he was charged with protecting. Thousands gathered Sunday to pay their respects to Hatch police Officer Jose Chavez , who authorities say was shot and killed by an Ohio fugitive in southern New Mexico.

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  2. New Mexico police officer fatally shot in traffic stop: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Washington Times

    A New Mexico police officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop Friday night in Hatch, a town north of Las Cruces. Three suspects are in custody in the incident after a high-speed chase which involved what KOAT-TV described as "a multi-jurisdiction response, including air response from Border Patrol."

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  3. Arizona mayor rejects invitation written in a Spanish/Mexicana : a One nation means one languageaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Washington Times

    The mayor of Huachuca City, Arizona, angrily rejected an invitation to an upcoming meeting of U.S. and Mexican border city mayors because it was written in both English and Spanish. The U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association's formal "save the date" invitation to the Aug. 24 meeting in Laredo, Texas, was written first in English, then in Spanish, the El Paso Times reported .

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  4. Soldier who stole Army night vision items gets prison timeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Washington Times

    Federal prosecutors in New York say a soldier who stole night vision technology from the Army and sold it online has been sentenced to six months in prison. The U.S. attorney's office in Brooklyn says Johnathan Serrano was sentenced Tuesday for conspiring to sell more than $120,000 worth of Army equipment.

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  5. Border Patrol erecting new fence in unwalled New Mexico areaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 8 | Washington Times

    Amid a debate over erecting a new border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. Border Patrol says it is finishing an 18-foot-tall steel fence in the last stretch of unwalled, urban borderline in New Mexico. Officials say the new fencing will run a mile from the bottom of a mesa to the base of tourist attraction of Mount Cristo Rey, the Albuquerque Journal reports Currently, a run-down, 10-foot-high chain-link fence sits in the area and border patrol agents say it can be easily climbed and offers little protection in the city of Sunland Park.

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  6. Ap Explains Trump's push for border wall is not a new idea.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Washington Times

    Donald Trump's push for a border wall is not a new idea. The U.S.-Mexico border is already lined with intermittent miles of barriers.

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  7. Troubled New Mexico border city eyes land annex amid fightRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | Washington Times

    A New Mexico border city that has battled allegations of government corruption is set to vote on annexing land near affluent neighbors. KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas reports Sunland Park city council is scheduled to decide Tuesday on taking more than 200 acres from the unincorporated Santa Teresa.

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  8. Obama commutes sentences for 42 more offendersRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Washington Times

    The commutations bring Mr. Obama's total to 348, more than the previous seven presidents combined, as he pushes to grant clemency for people mostly convicted of nonviolent drug offenses. White House counsel Neil Eggleston said those receiving clemency were serving prison terms "under outdated and unduly harsh sentencing laws." 1 comment

  9. New Mexico governor rebukes Trump on border-fence planRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Washington Times

    New Mexico Gov. Susan Martinez spoke out Tuesday against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposal to build a bigger wall along the southern U.S. border and make Mexico pay for it. Martinez, the nation's only Latina governor and a potential Republican vice presidential pick, told the Associated Press that building fences can impact the U.S. economy and relationship with trading partners in Mexico and farther south.

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  10. New Mexico governor rebukes Trump on border-fence planRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Washington Times

    New Mexico Gov. Susan Martinez spoke out Tuesday against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposal to build a bigger wall along the southern U.S. border and make Mexico pay for it. Martinez, the nation's only Latina governor and a potential Republican vice presidential pick, told the Associated Press that building fences can impact the U.S. economy and relationship with trading partners in Mexico and farther south.

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  11. Complaint: US agents looting immigrants before deportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    A complaint filed by advocacy groups alleges that U.S. Border Patrol agents are looting immigrants of possessions before deporting them to Mexico without their IDs or money. The ACLU of New Mexico and a coalition of organizations filed the administrative complaint with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday and say the alleged seizures are putting migrants at the US-Mexico in harm's way.

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  12. Santa Fe archbishop to host immigration forum in AlbuquerqueRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Washington Times

    Santa Fe Archbishop John Wester is scheduled to host a forum around the subject of immigration days after traveling to the border to hear Pope Francis. The forum comes after Wester heard Pope Francis celebrate Mass from a Ciudad Juarez field last week.

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  13. Santa Fe archbishop to host Albuquerque forum on immigrationRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Archdiocese of Santa Fe announced that week the immigration symposium will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Albuquerque on Feb. 24. The forum will come after Wester is scheduled to hear Pope Francis give Mass from a Ciudad Juarez field next week. Wester is slated to hear the Mass with other U.S. bishops on a levee on the U.S. side of the border.

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  14. Immigration is high-priority issue for New Hampshire votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Washington Times

    People in New Hampshire live nearly 2,400 miles from El Paso, Texas, one of the busiest crossings on America's Southern border. And it's only home to about 10,000 people living illegally in the U.S. - a far cry from states like California, Texas or Florida.

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  15. Former baseball coach in El Paso convicted in cocaine caseRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | Washington Times

    A former high school baseball coach in El Paso has been convicted of cocaine possession and could be sentenced to 10 years in prison. A jury on Wednesday found 65-year-old Michael Beltran Sr. guilty of third-degree felony possession of cocaine.

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  16. New Mexico lawmakers ready for Real Id fix debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Washington Times

    The New Mexico Legislative session is scheduled to begin Tuesday, and fixing the state's driver's licenses laws is among the most anticipated pieces of legislation lawmakers are expected to tackle. That's because the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said last year New Mexico wouldn't get an extension on complying with tougher federal requirements under the federal REAL ID Act.

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  17. Fort Bliss says it will no longer accept New Mexico IDsRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | Washington Times

    Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, has announced it will no longer accept New Mexico driver's license as a form of identification from visitors. The El Paso Times reports the U.S. Army Base announced the change Wednesday and said it would stop accepting New Mexico IDs because they aren't in compliance with the federal REAL ID Act.

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  18. Immigrant groups 'monitoring' New Mexico for possible raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Washington Times

    Advocates say they've received no reports of raids in New Mexico targeting immigrants suspected of being in the illegally but are preparing families on how to handle them. Isaac De Luna from the Albuquerque-based Center for Equality and Rights says advocates are holding workshops with immigrants to educate them on their rights. 2 comments

  19. Blues guitarist Long John Hunter dies in Arizona at age 84Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    Blues guitarist Long John Hunter, who recorded seven solo albums in a 60-year career and was known internationally for his onstage showmanship, has died. He was 84. Hunter died in his sleep early Monday at his home in Phoenix, his family announced Tuesday on their Facebook page.

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  20. Miami OL Knighton wins Courage Award after comebackRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Washington Times

    Miami offensive lineman Hunter Knighton, who survived near-fatal heat stroke to return to the team this season, has won the Courage Award, presented by the Orange Bowl and Football Writers Association of America. Knighton collapsed during conditioning drills in February 2014.

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