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What is International Human Rights Day?

Human Rights Day is celebrated every year across the globe on 10 December. The date was chosen to honor the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal...

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Addressing a Humanitarian Crisis

Each year, about 500 migrants die at the U.S.-Mexico border. Border Network honors these sons and daughters who are needlessly lost to a system that doesn’t work.

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Building Lasting Alliances

Border Network believes in changing policy by working within the system. BNHR reaches out to other sectors in society who can be loyal allies in the struggle for human rights.

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Giving Immigrants a Voice

Border Network gives its members the tools to speak for themselves to share their stories and dreams with others.

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Engaging with Law Enforcement

Border Network engages with law enforcement agencies like U.S. Customs and Border Protection and others, to find common solutions for sensible, accountable border security policy.

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Human Rights Training

Border Network provides education in human and civil rights to its coordinators, who teach members in their communities during weekly meetings.

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Run for Human Rights, Dec 10 in El Paso

(EL PASO, Texas) — Border Network for Human Rights members and others in the borderland community will join other human rights defenders around the world in commemorating International Human Rights Day on Saturday, December...