“I know they arrived without documents, especially my father’s father,” the Republican said Wednesday in an interview in Spanish with KLUZ-TV, the Albuquerque Univision affiliate…

Martinez spokesman Scott Darnell confirmed the news Thursday in an interview with The Associated Press, saying media reports citing U.S. Census data from 1930 showed Martinez’s grandparents entered the country illegally.

“The governor has no information to the contrary,” Darnell said. “Neither the governor, nor her father, had a relationship with her grandfather. She never met him and didn’t know him. He abandoned her father when her father was about five years old, leaving her father to be raised by extended family.”