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ACLU Regional Center for Border Rights Condemns License Repeal Vote

  LAS CRUCES, NM—Today, the ACLU of New Mexico Regional Center of Border Rights condemned the New Mexico State House vote to repeal the law that permits undocumented immigrants to obtain New Mexico drivers licenses. The following statement can be

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ACLU: Family Detention is Wrong Regardless of Location

Immigrant rights organizations to protest ongoing family detention on Thursday in Artesia, NM   ARTESIA, NM—Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico condemned the U.S. government’s decision to continue detaining vulnerable mothers and children in a new,

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Doña Ana County Resolution Promotes Public Safety for All Residents

LAS CRUCES, NM—Today, the Doña Ana County Board of County Commissioners voted and passed a resolution establishing the county as a “Safe Community for All Residents.” The resolution joins Doña Ana County with countless communities across the nation, including major

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New Mexico Has Little-Known For-Profit Prison for Immigrants; ACLU Investigation of Such Prisons Reveals Abuse, Inhumane Conditions

Report Shows Federal Bureau of Prisons Incentivizes Mistreatment, Shields Immigrant Prisons from Scrutiny   ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan, NM, is one of the 13 little-known CAR (Criminal Alien Requirement) prisons for immigrants in the

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“Do the Yankees Want More Hitters?”: My Encounter With a U.S. Border Patrol Agent

By Caroline Iosso, RCBR Project Coordinator “Well, I pepper spray them in the face, of course, drag them to the ground, kick them, and handcuff them” The U.S. Border Patrol agent laughed and waited a beat before giving a more

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