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Councilors: ABQ still 'immigrant friendly' : Measure to reaffirm 2000 resolution

Feb 06, 2017 - Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico)

In December 2000, city lawmakers voted 9-0 to declare Albuquerque an "immigrant-friendly city," and today, four councilors will introduce a measure intended to reaffirm that 16-year-old resolution.

Councilors Isaac Benton, Klarissa Peña, Pat Davis and Diane Gibson will introduce the memorial at today's City Council meeting, but final action will not be taken until Feb. 22.

"We want to reaffirm that we are an immigrant-friendly city," Davis said of the memorial. The measure also dire...