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Weekly Address: Immigration Accountability Executive Action

In this week’s address, the President laid out the steps he took this past week to fix our broken immigration system. Enacted within his legal authority, the President’s plan focuses on cracking down on illegal immigration at the border; deporting felons, not families; and accountability through criminal background checks and taxes. These are commonsense steps,

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Senators Udall and Heinrich Respond to President Obama’s Immigration Announcement

New Mexico’s United States Senators responded to President Obama’s executive action on immigration with statements of support Thursday night. U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement on the president’s decision to take executive action on immigration: “Over 40,000 people in New Mexico and millions more around the country are living in immigration limbo while

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“We Were Strangers Once, Too”: The President Announces New Steps on Immigration

“Scripture tells us that we shall not oppress a stranger, for we know the heart of a stranger — we were strangers once, too. My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants. We were strangers once, too.” – President Obama, November 20, 2014 Since the founding of our nation, we’ve weaved

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Groups Hold Candlelight Vigil in Artesia on Thursday

FAMILIES IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO CONTINUE TO PROTEST CHILD INCARCERATION & FAMILY DETENTION Organizers Plan Candlelight Vigil for Migrant Women & Children who will be Moved to Dilley, TX in December  On Thursday, November 20th, immigrant families from southeastern New Mexico, immigration attorneys, civil rights and faith groups will hold a candlelight vigil to call

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Tune In: President Obama Will Address the Nation on Immigration Reform Thursday

Our immigration system has been broken for decades — and every minute we fail to act, millions of people who live in the shadows but want to play by the rules and pay taxes have no way to live right by the law and contribute to our country. So tomorrow night, Thursday, November 20, President

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