Immigration Reform Advocates: Time To Go On Offense

Immigration Reform Advocates: Time To Go On Offense

Texas Public News Service EL PASO, Texas – Hundreds of border-community residents are expected to seek immigration reform commitments from three key congressmen this evening in El Paso. Illinois Representative Luis Gutierrez and California’s...

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

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...

Driver’s License Repeal Fails In New Mexico, Roads and Families Remain Safe

Driver’s License Repeal Fails In New Mexico, Roads and Families Remain Safe

(ANTHONY, New Mexico) — In the end, the pressure was too intense. Of the several bills designed to restrict or repeal driver’ licenses for immigrants living in New Mexico, none passed in this special...

Tell Us How You Really Feel: Extremist, Out Of State, Anti-Immigrant Group Backs Susana Martinez, Leader Says “Illegals Are Vicious, Nazis, Drunks, Terrorists”

Tell Us How You Really Feel: Extremist, Out Of State, Anti-Immigrant Group Backs Susana Martinez, Leader Says “Illegals Are Vicious, Nazis, Drunks, Terrorists”

Some things are meant to be. Peanut butter and jelly. The tea party and racists. Out-of-state political contributions and Susana Martinez. KRQE in Albuquerque reports that the North Carolina-based, anti-immigrant political action committee, Americans...

New report From Arizona Group Finds Border Patrol 
Systematically Violates Human Rights

New report From Arizona Group Finds Border Patrol 
Systematically Violates Human Rights

A new report from Tucson, Ariz., organization No More Deaths (NMD) finds U.S. Border Patrol systematically deprives detainees of basic rights, medical care, and food and that such abuses represent a “culture of cruelty.” ...

Hundreds Gather In Mesilla Plaza Tell Senators to Reject An Anti-Immigrant Agenda in New Mexico

Hundreds Gather In Mesilla Plaza Tell Senators to Reject An Anti-Immigrant Agenda in New Mexico

(LAS CRUCES, New Mexico) — Holding photos of their children and families, hundreds of southern New Mexico residents gathered in the Plaza in Old Mesilla Monday to tell Sens. Steve Fischmann and Mary Kay...

Internalized Xenophobia and Gov. Susana Martinez’s “Illegal” Immigrant Grandparents

Internalized Xenophobia and Gov. Susana Martinez’s “Illegal” Immigrant Grandparents

The media has covered the fact that Gov. Susana Martinez’s family came to the U.S. from Mexico (gasp!) illegally at least a month ago. We have covered the issue here as well. But it...