Local governments across the U.S. are working with immigration officials to identify and deport undocumented immigrants. But here in Santa Fe, the three candidates running for mayor say they want to keep the city a friendly place for immigrants, regardless of their legal status.
All three mayoral candidates — Javier Gonzales and City Councilors Patti Bushee and Bill Dimas — say they support a resolution passed by the City Council in 1999 forbidding use of city resources in identifying and apprehending undocumented immigrants. Immigration activists say they welcome the candidates’ support of the resolution but say they should look for more ways to help prevent deportations.
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