These folks are Spanish speakers and NM has decided that it is only fair that the jury can hear the trial in their native language. New Mexico is very careful to make sure that even the jury is politically correct, as they now are:
Providing key juror documents in Spanish and English, including the New
Mexico Jury Orientation Video
In New Mexico, you can not be asked for identification when you register to vote.
Jurors in New Mexico are pooled from voter registration, DMV, and tax records.
Do you think that perhaps, just perhaps, some of these wires were crossed and that some who may not be citizens are emboldened enough to sit on juries?
I have news for you, I find it impossible to believe that in the United States of America the jury is now able to hear a trial in a language other than English.
Arizona is a state we all need to stand with and support...as this is crazy. Oh and I have not been selected yet to sit on a jury...and if I do, I wonder can I really focus on the case with my fellow jurors not able to carry on a conversation in English?