Artesia Mayor Phillip Burch

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Officials: NM Detention Center Will Be Focused On Deporting Illegal Immigrants Within 15 Days

A detention center being opened in southeastern New Mexico to deal with the surge in women caught crossing illegally with children into the U.S. from Central America will be focused on deporting the immigrants quickly, officials said Thursday.

06/27/2014

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