2021 Annual Report

In 2021, the staff, organizers, and members of the Border Network for Human Rights continued with the mission to facilitate the education, organizing, and participation of marginalized border communities to defend and promote human and civil rights.

Border Advocates Disappointed But Not Defeated by Senate Parliamentarian’s Rejection of Pathway to Citizenship via Reconciliation

On September 19, the Senate Parliamentarian issued a decision rejecting Congressional Democrats’ inclusion of a pathway to citizenship in the reconciliation proposal, which would have benefitted millions of immigrants, including Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status...

Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin Found Guilty of the Murder of George Floyd, but the Fight for Justice for Victims of Police Violence Continues

After 11 hours of deliberation by the jury, a verdict was reached in Minneapolis today on the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, finding Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Read the statement from Fernando García, executive director of the Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR) on the verdict.

On Thursday, April 15, the New Ellis Island Border Policy Group convened dozens of stakeholders in a meeting with Anna Hinken, Senior Engagement Liaison at DHS, to facilitate ongoing dialogue on border communities’ major concerns as the Biden administration works to fix the broken immigration system and build a more just and humane border.

100-Car Caravan to Travel from Border to Texas Capitol to Fight Governor Abbott’s White Supremacist & Anti-Immigrant Agenda

Contact:Alia El-Assar|alia@communicationsshop.us WHAT: The #TogetherJuntos Caravan to Austin will bring together hundreds of residents from cities across Texas to denounce Governor Greg Abbott’s racist and white supremacist policies and tactics against immigrants, people of...