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By Associated press
LAS CRUCES, NM – Border patrol agents landed asylum-seeker migrants in New Mexico's second-most populous city on Saturday, prompting Las Cruces to request donations of food and donations. 39, personal hygiene articles.
The migrants were temporarily housed in a homeless shelter, a city recreation center and a campus of social service agencies, city officials said in a statement.
According to the statement, 83 migrants arrived on Saturday after the Border Patrol deposited about 95 of them on Friday at the homeless shelter of the Gospel Rescue Mission and on the campus of the Community of Hope.
Some migrants were taken to the Meerscheidt Recreation Center, which, according to the statement, was closed to the public because of its use as temporary accommodation for migrants. The closure forced the cancellation of an on-site registration event at the T-ball that was scheduled for Saturday.
The declaration stated that the necessary items included utensils, towels, paper plates, sanitary napkins, shampoo, clothes, towels, blankets, canned food, bottled water, upholstered foam for bedding and stuffed animals.
The Border Patrol announced Thursday that it would release migrants in southern New Mexico and El Paso, Texas, pending the upcoming "capacity issues" court hearings on immigration and immigration. customs.
In addition, the Santa Fe Health Ministry on Saturday called on health professionals to join a state-run volunteer registry "in the humanitarian mission by providing medical screening support services to New Zealand migrants. -Mexico".
The department's statement on Saturday that the medical corps of the New Mexico Reserve needs volunteers does not specifically mention the landing of migrants from the border patrol on Friday and Saturday in Las Cruces, and a spokesman for the department said the police were not going to be able to return. did not answer a question from the Associated Press.