PUBLIC FORUM: Border Residents Will Call On Congress Members To Commit To A New Direction on Immigration and Border Security At The Downtown El Paso Library On Monday

(EL PASO, Texas) — Recognizing the deepening crisis caused by a broken immigration system, the Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR) has convened a dialogue on immigration and border policy with Representatives Silvestre Reyes and Luis Gutierrez and Joe Baca.

On Monday, October 10, these lawmakers will hear the concerns, ideas, recommendations of border residents and advocates about how to further advance comprehensive immigration reform and border enforcement reform.

After a meeting of border stakeholders, the congressmen will face a larger audience of community members from the border region of West Texas and Southern New Mexico. There, BNHR is expecting Congressmen’ commitment for a a new effort to advance immigration reform and a new direction on border policy in the U.S.

Information on the public forum on immigration and border enforcement

Who: Border Network for Human Rights and community members from West Texas and Southern New Mexico

Where: Downtown El Paso Public Library;

When: Monday, October 10, 2011 at 6 p.m.

The public forum will be broadcast live at: and live-tweeted at

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