Deming declares emergency in response to influx of migrants

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Another New Mexico community has declared an emergency in response to the increasing number of migrants crossing the U.S. Mexico Border. 

The Deming City Council voted Monday night to make the declaration after City Administrator Aaron Sera said federal authorities dropped off migrants in the town last weekend. 

The Deming Headlight reports that at last count, 170 Central American migrants have been released in the community. 

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