Author: Border Network for Human Rights

BNHR to hold protest during presidential visit

BNHR to hold protest during presidential visit

COMMUNITY MEMBERS HAVE ACTION DURING PRESIDENTIAL VISIT Bring Attention to Short-Sighted Border Enforcement Policies El Paso, TX –On the occasion of the President’s visit to Fort Bliss Tuesday, more than 100 community members will...

Human Rights Awards Dinner Tonight

Human Rights Awards Dinner Tonight

COUNTY COMMISSIONER VERONICA ESCOBAR TO RECEIVE HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD The Border Network for Human Rights’ Third Annual Award Dinner is Friday El Paso, TX – The Border Network for Human Rights, a 12-year-old community...

StoryCorps interviews BNHR members

StoryCorps interviews BNHR members

StoryCorps Historias is a project that records Latinos’ stories around the United States. The recordings are archived at the Library of Congress as cultural and historical documents and exerpts can be heard on National...

Aug. 12, 2010: Protest at Border Security Conference

Aug. 12, 2010: Protest at Border Security Conference

Contact: Louie Gilot, Policy Director, Border Network for Human Rights, (915) 274-0541, lgilot@bnhr.org August 12, 2010 COMMUNITY MEMBERS PROTEST BORDER SECURITY CONFERENCE ‘Security Without Community is Not Security’ El Paso, TX –Fifty community members...

Media coverage of security poll

Media coverage of security poll

You can read the media coverage of the Border Network for Human Rights press conferences about the border security poll at the following links: American Chronicle Blue Virginia Change.org Daily Kos El Diario de...

August 10, 2010:Border Security Report

August 10, 2010:Border Security Report

If you were to believe the political rhetoric about the security situation at the U.S.-Mexico border, you would probably never want to live there. It is regularly described as a lawless war zone, not...