Group calls for residents to divest of Wells Fargo

LAS CRUCES — Community members are planning to gather Tuesday, May 2, to call for residents and public institutions to divest of Wells Fargo.

In a news release issued by NM Comunidades en Acción y de Fé, or NM CAFé, the organization said local faith, business and community leaders will be joining in the national day of action.

The release states Wells Fargo invests in private prison corporations, such as GEO Group and Core Civic, that lobby for and profit from immigration enforcement and detention.

Read on.

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