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County Commission displeased with lack of information on FLETC situation

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By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Reports from the Department of Homeland Security this weekend confirmed rumors that undocumented immigrants would be detained in Artesia’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center facility. The move was part of a humanitarian effort by the U.S. government to deal with an unprecedented influx of unaccompanied children and parents with children who have illegally crossed the U.S. border this year. Bringing the immigrants to the FLETC, however, was a decision made without the knowledge or consent of the Eddy County Commission.
“When people lack knowledge, they feel scorned,” said County Commissioner Glenn Collier, who was in Deming when rumors started to circulate throughout Artesia last week, based on information that was leaked to news agencies Friday. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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