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ACLU of New Mexico Denounces REAL ID Bullying

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico denounced the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) heavy-handed attempt to force national identity cards on New Mexicans in the form of REAL ID, an extremely unpopular and unfunded mandate

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Aid in Dying: David Bradley’s Statement

I am 61 years old, I have made my living as an artist for 35 years. I am a member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe and my wife and son are members of Jemez Pueblo. I have lived in New

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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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