The Mexican-American Republican Governor from New Mexico Susana Martinez has publicly dissed Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
In an interview with Newsweek magazine Martinez said “Self-deport? ‘What the heck does that mean?” Martinez main criticism of Romney’s immigration plan is that he doesn’t have one. She sees ‘self-deportation’ as a simplistic approach to a very complex problem.
Martinez herself has been viewed as having anti-immigrant positions. She has aggressively pushed to repeal a New Mexico law that allows the undocumented to get driver’s licenses. Then there was her “residency verification plan” where Martinez asked 10,000 foreign nationals living in the state to verify their residency.
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