Category: Press Releases

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 The recordings are archived at the Library of Congress as cultural and historical documents and exerpts can be heard on National...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...

Press release: New poll shows border residents feel safe

Press release: New poll shows border residents feel safe

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release                              Contact:  Katherine Vargas (National), (202) 641-5198 August 10, 2010                                                                      Louie Gilot (Texas), (915) 274-0541 NEW POLL SHOWS BORDER RESIDENTS FEEL SAFE El Paso Group...

National Call-in Conference Tuesday, Re: Poll

National Call-in Conference Tuesday, Re: Poll

PRESS ADVISORY For Planning Purposes Only                                      Contact: Katherine Vargas (National) Friday, August 6th, 2010                                                           (202) 641-5198 Louie Gilot (Texas) (915) 274-0541 **TELEPHONIC PRESS CONFERENCE TUESDAY 8/10 AT 1:30 P.M. ET/11:30 A.M. MT 1-800-895-1085,...

Letter to Congressman Reyes, Re: National Guard

Letter to Congressman Reyes, Re: National Guard

The Honorable Silvestre Reyes                                                                                    July 30, 2010 U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Representative Reyes, On August 1, 2010, hundreds of National Guard troops will arrive on the border as ordered by...