Santa Fe New Mexican (May 15, 2018) - ...The 28-year-old office assistant, who was brought to the U.S. as an infant, said she left the forum with a sense of support from every candidate, but felt the strongest connection with attorney Damian Lara. On the forum stage, Lara showed the greatest fluency and comfort with the Spanish language as he described his own background as a childhood immigrant and field worker who went on to earn a law degree.
New Haven Register (May 15, 2018) -SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic congressional candidates in New Mexico are taking creative approaches to political ads that illustrate their opposition to President Trump, including a new television spot that portrays a candidate imprisoned by a caravan of federal immigration agents.
An ad released on Wednesday from Damian Lara portrays the Albuquerque attorney initially locked within a metal cage in the back of a Homeland Security Department vehicle as it drives across a desert highway.
Albuquerque Journal (October 23, 2017) - I am a candidate for the 1st Congressional District of New Mexico. I am an immigrant from Mexico. My mother came to this country with nothing but four boxes of clothes and four children.
Santa Fe New Mexican (May 31, 2017) - Attorney Damian Lara on Tuesday joined the race for what will be an open seat in New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District.
ABQ Free Press (May 30, 2017) - Damian Lara, an Albuquerque attorney and former Bernalillo County deputy assessor, announced his candidacy in a news release Tuesday as well as through an online video.
KOB TV 4 (May 30, 2017) - Albuquerque attorney Damian Lara announced Tuesday he is entering next year's First Congressional District race, vying for a seat represents much of the metro in the House of Representatives.
U.S. News (May 31, 2017) - Attorney Damian Lara is the latest person to run for New Mexico's 1st Congressional District.
Lara announced Tuesday he is running for the seat as a Democrat.
KRQE TV 13 (May 30, 2017) - Damian Lara formally announced his campaign Tuesday. Lara is an attorney who specializes in immigration and family law. He was also the Deputy Bernalillo County Assessor.
NMPolitics.net (February 9th, 2018) - Racism already knocked on the door long ago during the current president’s campaign trail. The words of the president of the United States of America matter. The Office of the President impacts and shapes public discourse and sentiment. So do the words and actions of Congress. What Trump says matters, and most importantly, must be countered with the truth.