With more migrants in New Mexico officials urge for donations

Las Cruces officials have appealed for donations of personal hygiene and food items on Saturday following more asylum-seeking migrants dropped in for the second day in a row in this second most populous city of New Mexico.

The migrants are housed temporarily at a campus of Community of Hope, a Meerscheidt Recreation Center and the Gospel Rescue Mission homeless shelter.

In a released statement the officials said 83 migrants arrived Saturday and 95 others were dropped off by the Border Patrol a day before.

The Border Patrol urged people to donate items like utensils, paper plates, napkins, shampoo, clothing, sanitary napkins, towels, blankets, bottled water, canned food, stuffed toys and foam padding for bedding.

The migrants are housed temporarily at a campus of Community of Hope, a Meerscheidt Recreation Center and the Gospel Rescue Mission homeless shelter.

The officials added earlier this week would be releasing migrants in southern New Mexico and in El Paso where the migrants will be placed for court hearings.

State Department of Health in Santa Fe appealed separately for health care professionals to join volunteer registry for humanitarian mission and help in the medical screening support services in the state.

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