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Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Putting the border back in the national debate over immigration reform Comprehensive immigration reform did not always include provisions for sensible border enforcement. Rather, legislators focused solely on interior enforcement. To the extent that...

Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance (RITA)

Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance (RITA)

Organizing Texan communities around the need for immigration reform In July 2009, the Border Network for Human Rights(BNHR) and its partners across the state of Texas organized the Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance, or...

10 Years of Abuse Documentation Campaign

10 Years of Abuse Documentation Campaign

Using multi-pronged strategies to decrease abuses in the community Every year, the Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR) conducts a one-week campaign to document human rights abuses from police agencies in communities in El...

CBP Meeting in San Diego January 2010

CBP Meeting in San Diego January 2010

The Border Network for Human Rights organized a second workign meeting with high-level officials at Customs and Border Protection in San Diego January 21 and 22. This time the parties, which included CBP Chief...

CBP Meeting in Brownsville December 2009

CBP Meeting in Brownsville December 2009

On December 11, the Border Network organized a working meeting between border stakeholders and high-ranking officials from Customs and Border Protection in Brownsville. The 40 or so participants, including CBP Chief of Staff Marco...

Rally December 2009

Rally December 2009

The Border Network for Human Rights welcomed the introduction of Rep. Luis Gutierrez’s comprehensive immigration reform bill -called CIR-ASAP- with a rally at San Jacinto Plaza December 15, 2009. Speakers such as El Paso...

RITA in DC October 2009

RITA in DC October 2009

Members of Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance from all parts of Texas including El Paso traveled to Washington, D.C., on October 13, 2009, to educate elected officials about the need for comprehensive immigration reform....