The small city of Deming, New Mexico has become the latest U.S. border community to declare a state of emergency after dozens of migrants were released in the town by federal authorities seeking to cope with a surge in asylum seekers coming across the southern U.S. border.
DEMING, N.M. (AP) - Another New Mexico community has declared an emergency in response to the increasing number of migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. The Deming City Council voted Monday to make the declaration after City Administrator Aaron Sera noted that federal authorities dropped off migrants in Deming last weekend.
The acting Department of Homeland Security secretary attempted to clarify confusion surrounding the relocation of migrants
A possible government plan to send migrants who are in federal custody to South Florida and other places in the country sparked concern from local officials this week, and one mayor offered a proposal of his own.
For 50 years, the quintessential children's show Sesame Street has kept people wondering how you get to this mythical place. Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch & Co's adventures take place in New York, of course. But where? As the New York Public Library notes, there's no IRL subway stop on the MTA map where the Sesame Stop—located off the A, B, 1, and 2 trains—could be. Many of the local environs depicted in the show, particularly the stoop, look like they could be located in Brooklyn or...
An ‘A List’ featuring 43 global cities has been released by environmental impact non-profit CDP at the start of EU Green Week. Barcelona, London, Paris, Cape Town, Hong Kong and San Francisco are among the 7% of cities reporting to CDP that have received the top score for climate leadership and action. Kyra Appleby, Global Director for Cities, States and Regions at CDP said: , , The need for action on climate change has never been more urgent, as the latest report from the IPCC has
The gap between the wealthy and the poor is on a growth trajectory. Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent in 2018, or $2.5 billion a day, according to 'Public Good or Private Wealth,' a global report released by nonprofit Oxfam International in January. Meanwhile, the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity saw their wealth decline by 11 percent.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Elected leaders in New Mexico's most populous county on Friday pledged $100,000 in behavioral health tax revenues to help asylum-seekers as officials in southern New Mexico sought more volunteers to help with the ongoing surge of migrants. More than 100 migrants were released by U.S. Customs