I profiled New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez for the nationally syndicated radio program Latino USA. Governor Martinez is the first Latina governor in the country. She’s also getting a lot of attention from the national Republican Party this year. Rising Republican Star In the Latino USA profile, we mention a recent Newsweek/the Daily Beast profileContinue reading “Latino USA: Rising Republican Star”
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A Different Kind Of Border State
New Mexico has flown under the radar for years in the national immigration debate. Maybe it’s the state’s small population of about 2 million residents. It might also be the unique demographics – about 44% of New Mexicans identify as Hispanic or Latino. State and local leaders, especially in northern New Mexico, have adopted policiesContinue reading “A Different Kind Of Border State”
Is Albuquerque a Sanctuary City?
In the Albuquerque mayor’s race, some community advocates are concerned about the use of the term sanctuary in campaign materials. The phrase has been used in debates on crime and public safety. Sanctuary City