By Algernon D’Ammassa, Las Cruces Sun-News
July 1, 2020

ALBUQUERQUE – A new survey reports that half of Hispanic and Latino families in New Mexico have less than $1,000 cash in reserve to navigate lost or reduced wages or extra expenses during the COVID-19 emergency.

Meanwhile, with undocumented workers excluded from federal relief related to COVID-19, many families with mixed status in New Mexico are straining to make ends meet, with many exhausting their savings and/or turning to expensive payday loans to make ends meet, setting up greater financial burdens for the future.

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