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Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 7:00 pm | Updated: 7:29 am, Thu Jul 3, 2014.

ARTESIA — Residents in southeastern New Mexico crowded a town hall meeting Tuesday to express anger at the opening of a temporary detention center for immigrants suspected of entering the country illegally.

Around 400 people attended the meeting in Artesia to speak out against holding up to 700 Central American women and children at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Currently, fewer than 200 people are at the center.

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  • Dr. Michael Johnson posted at 8:50 am on Thu, Jul 3, 2014.

    Mike Johnson PhD Posts: 32

    Glad somebody is speaking out to question and protest this dumping. The more I learn of Obama's immigration policies, the more worried I become. This was an exchange last night in a town hall meeting Murrieta, Ca.:

    "Others questioned the expense to taxpayers brought on by the new arrivals, as well as the concern that immigrants would be released into the community and not depart. ICE representative Jennings was firm that this was not the agency’s policy.

    “A large majority of these people were going somewhere. When they left Honduras, for example, they had a destination,” Jennings said. “We are going to take these people and get them there. We are going to get them to a Greyhound station and get them where they need to go.”"

    So ICE's job is to get these illegals "where they need to go"??? No wonder we are being invaded, with ICE following such wrong headed policies Obama has developed.

     

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