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From NESRI: Why Victory by Texan Immigrant Communities Against Rick Perry’s Extremist Agenda Is Important for the US Human Rights Movement

From NESRI: Why Victory by Texan Immigrant Communities Against Rick Perry’s Extremist Agenda Is Important for the US Human Rights Movement

Our friends at the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative posted their analysis of the failure of HB12 to pass in the Texas Legislature this session. You can read the entire article below: Why...

From RITA: Statement On The Failure Of Anti-Immigrant “Sanctuary Cities” Bill In Texas

From RITA: Statement On The Failure Of Anti-Immigrant “Sanctuary Cities” Bill In Texas

The Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance, a multi-sector statewide initiative that includes civil rights organizations, faith leaders, academics and others released the following statement on the death of HB12 in the Texas Legislature. BNHR...

Texas Law Enforcement Executives Oppose State-Based Immigration Policy

Texas Law Enforcement Executives Oppose State-Based Immigration Policy

“Our work is best done when allies across all sectors of society continue to be active partners and help us to provide the public with the level of safety they expect from their government.”...

Over 800 BNHR Members Meet With State And National Human Rights Leaders

Over 800 BNHR Members Meet With State And National Human Rights Leaders

Activists Will March, Celebrate & Set Human Rights Priorities For Border Communities (EL PASO, Texas) — BNHR has been fighting for human rights on the border, particularly immigration reform, for 13 years. With the...

Rep. Silvestre Reyes Calls Out John Boehner On Lies About Border Cities

Rep. Silvestre Reyes Calls Out John Boehner On Lies About Border Cities

In case you missed it during the excitement of Barack Obama‘s visit to El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday, House Speaker John Boenher was telling lies about border communities in a desperate attempt to undermine...

BNHR Responds To Obama’s Immigration Speech In El Paso, May 10 2011

BNHR Responds To Obama’s Immigration Speech In El Paso, May 10 2011

Our initial reaction to the President’s speech in El Paso yesterday: 1. We appreciate him keeping this important issue alive and listening to Americans who are saying the U.S. needs reform now. 2. We...