New Mexico

New Mexico Blocks CBP From Section of Border Wall

The New Mexico Land Commissioner is blocking the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) from accessing a one mile section of border wall near the Santa Teresa port of entry, claiming that the section was erected on a state land trust without permission.

New Mexico Ends Civil Asset Forfeiture

Asset forfeiture under fire from civil liberties groups

Gov. Susana Martinez (R.) of New Mexico signed a bill into law Friday ending the state’s civil asset forfeiture program, making New Mexico the latest state to rein in the practice.