U.S. lawyers want a judge to dismiss claims by New Mexico that immigration officials shirked their duties earlier this year by quickly releasing thousands of mostly Central American migrants into communities after they crossed into the United States.
Armed militia groups have patrolled the U.S.-Mexico border. However, a New Mexico militia group is raising tensions by detaining illegal immigrants.
Border Patrol agents dropped off asylum-seeking migrants in New Mexico's second most populous city for the second day in a row Saturday, prompting Las Cruces city officials to appeal for donations of food and personal hygiene items and a state medical program to seek volunteers to provide health assessments of migrants.
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham stated she has ordered the withdrawal of most of the 118 National Guard troops deployed on New Mexico's border with Mexico.
The FBI arrested five former residents of a compound in New Mexico on firearms and conspiracy charges as local prosecutors dropped charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy at the property.
A document called "Phases of a Terrorist Attack," was found at the New Mexico desert compound where 11 children were found living in wretched conditions.
Three people accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound remained jailed Wednesday as New Mexico authorities sought to satisfy the conditions of their release set by a judge.
Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico turned violent Tuesday night as demonstrators threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, overturned trash cans and knocked down barricades.
"We met incredible students with 4.0 GPAs and off-the-chart test scores," - school's admissions director about enrolled illegal immigrants the university proactively sought.
Department of Defense installations across the U.S. will no longer accept driver’s licenses from five states deemed non-compliant with the REAL ID Act.