Not a Realistic or Effective Approach / by Karie Luidens

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Yesterday we heard the latest thinking on our southern border from New Mexico’s governor and three U.S. Representatives. Today: our two U.S. Senators.

NM senators offer border security plans

Published: Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at 6:04pm

“Instead of wasting billions of dollars on a border wall that New Mexicans don’t want or need, we should make smart, responsible investments,” Heinrich said in a statement. “I am proud to introduce pragmatic proposals that address the gaps in the border security debate and reflect the realities of our border communities.”

A “massive, wasteful wall” along the entire southern border, Udall said in a statement, is not a realistic or effective approach to keeping people safe or keeping the nation secure.

“We face complex challenges at our border, and those challenges demand serious and common-sense solutions like those included in these bills,” Udall said. “… I hope Congress can move beyond the president’s message of division and work toward these meaningful solutions.”