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Asylum Seekers April 25 2019

  • The total number of asylum-seekers received in Las Cruces on Wednesday, April 24, was 118.
  • On Wednesday, 189 asylum-seekers left Las Cruces: 99 through the travel-processing system and another 90 were accepted by and transported to the Annunciation House in El Paso and El Calvario.
  • The total number of asylum-seekers housed in Las Cruces overnight (April 24-25) was 146.
  • Thursday morning, at approximately 8:30 a.m., 80 asylum-seekers were brought to Las Cruces. All 80 have already been accepted by and transported to the Annunciation House in El Paso.
  • The Annunciation House in El Paso, over the last three days, has opened its doors to more than 200 asylum-seekers which has been a relief to Las Cruces facilities.
  • As of today, Las Cruces has received and served approximately 2,100 asylum-seekers.
  • So far today, it appears El Caldito will not house any asylum-seekers overnight.