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New Mexican (Newspaper) - November 29, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico NOVEMBER TUESDAY 50 CENTS IMMIGRATION Bush pushes guestworker program Evan Associated Press President Bush speaks on border issues in Tucson Ariz President calls for tighter border security in attempt to satisfy conservatives By Nedra Pickler The Associated Press TUCSON Ariz President Bush said Monday he wants to crack down on those who enter the country illegally but also give out more visas to foreigners with jobs a dual plan he hopes will appease the social conser vatives and business leaders who are his core supporters The American people should not have to choose between a welcoming society and a lawful Bush said from DavisMon than Air Force Base about an hour from the Mexican border We can have both at the same The touchy issue of immigration has divided lawmakers on Capitol Hill Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist RTenn said he will bring up the issue early next year The House hopes to tackle some bordersecurity measures before adjourning for the year but little time remains and it has other issues on its piate Bush also pitches his plan in El Paso today Texas and Arizona are home to GOP sena tors who have been vocal on the need to change immigration laws but who arent entirely sola on Bushs vision The idea for temporaryworker visas has Please see BUSH Page A4 Shinin circus Performers treat students to a show at the Lensic The faces of Andrew Trujilio left Patrick Gutierrez center and Alicia Martinez all fifthgraders at Turquoise Trail Elementary School reflect bright red stage lights as the children watch the Circus Luminous performance Photos by Kathy De La New Mexican Circus Luminous performers including a dog named Chango give a free performance to more than 8OO eiementaryschool students from 12 local schools at the Lensic Performing Arts Center on Monday morning The show included iocai performers from Wise Fool New Mexico Moving People Dance Theatre and BJNG The traveling group will continue its tour in Albuquerque at the Rodey Theater on Dec 9 and 10 and then the group travels to Socorro and Silver City in January Groups plan for loss of Sweeney Center JL JL Civiccenter project still in limbo By Bob Quick The New Mexican The citys plan to raze Sweeney Conven tion Center to make way for a new civic center has event organizers looking for alter native venues for exhibitions balls and other gatherings during the next couple of years But uncertainty over the projects fate is further complicating longrange planning by business and community groups Progress on the S55 million undertaking has been stalled for months by the citys inability to get a state permit to complete archaeological exploration of the site next to City Hall Dean Milligan who takes over as Santa Fe Fiesta Council president in January said Monday his group is among those awaiting the outcome of Fridays state Cultural Prop erties Review Committee meeting The state panel twice has tabled the citys permit application while encouraging talks between city officials and Tesuque Pueblo leaders who object to disturbing human burials that tribal members believe include ancestral remains If the project goes forward Milligan said Please see SWEENEY Page A5 OBITUARIES Adenois Roybal 76 Arroyo Seco Nov 26 Carrie L Baldonado 74 Cuyamungue Nov 25 Dolores R Roybal 84 NOV 28 Helen G Kimmons 91 Espanola Nov 26 Regino R Salazar 72 Ei Guache Nov 27 Page C2 Former Attorney General Ramsey Ciark comes to the aid of the exIraqi dictator whose trial was postponed till Dec 5 Page A8 SCIENTOLOGYS IN NEW Church founder L Ron Hubbards works are protected in compound hours east of Santa Fe and marked by aerial signposts Page C5 STEELERSCANT Indianapolis dominates Pittsburgh 267 to stay unbeaten becoming the llth team ever to go 110 and the first since Denver in 1998 Sports Bl Two lawyers among finalists to serve out Callages term ByTomSharpe The New Mexican Two lawyers and a former jail official are the three finalists for Santa Fes municipal judgeship A panel appointed by Mayor Larry Delgado recommended Diana OrozcoGarrett Ann Yal man and David Osuna after interviewing them and four other candidates Monday Delgado is expected to announce his choice and ask for confirmation at Wednesday eve nings City Council meeting Panel members state District Judge James Hall District Attor ney Henry Valdez and Deputy Chief Public Defender David Eisenberg gave each candidate 20 minutes to make a presentation and answer questions Those interviewed but not cho sen included Raymond Chung Andrew OConnor Eutimio Lopez and Sergio Rodriguez Stefanie Beninato another candidate was unable to attend the interviews Barbara de Weever withdrew her name as a candidate Please see TERM Page A5 WAS m IRAQ MUNICIPAL JUDGE FINALISTS Diana Orozco Garrett Former justice of the peace in Dallas County Texas has lived in Santa Fe for five years but is not cur rently practicing as an attorney David Osuna Only nonlavvyer among the final ists former state cop and deputy warden of the Santa Fe County jail second in 2004 municipal judge race Ann Yaiman Private lawyer and Santa Fe County probate judge mag istrate from 1988 to 1996 one of four finalists for District Court opening troops use of draws criticism By John Daniszewski and Mark Mazzetti Los Angeles Times BAGHDAD Iraq Omar Ibrahim Abdullah went for a walk to get away from the heavy fighting in Fal lujah a little over a year ago and by his account came across such a grotesque sight that hes been unable to banish it from his memory The United States had mounted a fullscale offensive to pacify the rebelcontrolled Iraqi city and Abdullah said he was eager to escape the Askari district where he lived He walked south toward the Euphrates River and stumbled on dozens of burned bodies that he said were colored black and red They must have been affected by he said because I had never seen anything like that The corpses he insisted had suffered bums from the militarys use of an incendiary chemical known as Please see CHEMSCAL Page A4 TODAY Index Annies Horoscope Local Police Time Main Late News Partly sunny High 45 low 24 PageC8 Five sections 30 pages 156th year Issue No 333 Publication No 596440 A locally owned and independent newspaper 4 3 Serving New Mexico for 156 years