Border politics threaten push to boost spending on migrant aid

Border politics threaten push to boost spending on migrant aid   Partisan division over U.S.-Mexico border security threatens to tank a Democratic effort this month to ramp up federal grant funds to help migrants who recently crossed the border, including those whom Republican-led states have bused and flown across the country. Both the White House […]


Farmers are pushing for immigration reform to pass this could ease labor shortages and lower food prices. Since Covid in 2020 and with the current labor shortage, people are facing a fragility on their food supply chain. The pandemic has resulted in higher prices or empty store shelves for consumers, farmers say this is in […]


A spree of alleged drug cartel arson and shootings in four states of Mexico, including here in Ciudad Juarez last week, has resulted in the death of 11 people. The federal government has deployed soldiers and National Guard troops to respond to the situation, but the motives are still unclear. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador […]

ICE Secure Docket Card Program

A new pilot program is in the works for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) towards immigrants to keep them informed on meetings and court hearings and cut back paper use according to officials. The program that is currently under the works, proposes to issue immigrants “ICE Secure Docket” in which ICE is still not […]

Mattress Donations For Senior Citizens Across Southern New Mexico

We would like to Household Furniture Distribution Center located at 1211 Brennan Drive, El Paso, Texas, and Wellmed for the generous donation of brand new mattresses to help the farmer workers, elderly and low-income residents! 72 mattresses were donated to Catholic Charities of Southern New Mexico and later donated to Tierra Del Sol Housing Corporation and […]

The Healthy Workplaces Act of 2021

As of July 1st, 2022, all New Mexico employers are required to pay mandatory sick leave accrual under The Healthy Workplaces Act of 2021. The Healthy Workplaces Act allows employees to accrue and use the benefit of earned sick leave for various reasons that correspond to the act. Employees may earn and use paid sick leave […]

Organized Crime and Billion-Dollar Human Smuggling Business Across The Border

Border Fence Lines San Diego and Mexico, 2016. The illegal business of smuggling migrants across the U.S border has become a multi-billion dollar industry due to the high prices individual migrants need to pay to cross the border as organized crime and violence have grown and revolutionized throughout the U.S-Mexico border according to the Senate […]

USCIS Extending TPS Protection For Syrian Nationals

Syrian nationals are now eligible for extended Temporary Protected Status in the United States due to the ongoing civil war and resignation of the country of Syria.  This announcement comes after the Department of Homeland Security announced that Syrian nationals who have been residing in the U.S as of July 28, 2022, are eligible for […]

Severe Droughts Impacting The Borderland

Severe droughts have impacted the borderland due to the high temperatures causing the Rio Grande water level to drop daily. Approximately thousands of border residents have been affected by the low levels of water throughout the Rio Grande. The city of Zavala, TX has been dealing with the after-effects of the severe drought impacting the […]