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Report: CBP Vulnerable to Corruption, Lacks Oversight According to CBP Integrity Advisory Panel

  PDF: INTERIM REPORT OF THE CBP INTEGRITY ADVISORY PANEL WASHINGTON, DC – A scathing internal report performed by the CBP Integrity Advisory Panel, a subcommittee of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, concludes that the nation’s largest law enforcement agency, Customs and

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VICTORY! New Mexico Governor Signs Historic Property Rights Protections into Law

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New Mexico outlaws civil asset forfeiture, aka “Policing for profit” SANTA FE, NM—Today, Governor Susana Martinez signed HB 560 into law, ending the practice of civil asset forfeiture in New Mexico. Civil asset forfeiture, also known as “policing for profit,”

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New Bill Would End Policing for Profit in New Mexico

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SANTA FE, NM—Today, Republican Representative Zachary J. Cook introduced a bill designed to end civil asset forfeiture—also known as “policing for profit”—in New Mexico. This unfair practice allows police to seize and keep property of citizens who haven’t even been

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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 Responds to Indictment of Boyd Shooters

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico responded to the news that the Albuquerque District Attorney’s Office will charge Albuquerque Police Department (APD) officer Dominique Perez and former APD officer Keith Sandy with murder for the

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