Friday, April 27, 2012

Rest Easy, New Mexico, Gov's Grandpa Was Legal

Here's a nice non issue for a Friday afternoon: Gov. Susana Martinez's grandfather -- who she never really knew and who died back in the '70s -- was not an illegal immigrant, the Associated Press said.

"Her Mexican-born grandfather was lawfully admitted to the U.S. as a permanent resident in 1918 and became a citizen in 1942," Barry Massey said in a story published today. "Martinez was surprised at the news, but maintained that his status, citizen or not, didn't affect her political views. `I embrace lawful immigration," she said. "I think it's what makes America wonderful.' "

Read the story HERE