Category: Press Releases

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.

Statement from BNHR Executive Director, Fernando García, on Unfounded and Retaliatory EPPD Actions Against Him and BNHR Following Peaceful Protest of Trump’s Visit to Alamo, Texas

EL PASO – A day after a peaceful protest organized by the Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR), and supported by its allies, BNHR executive director, Fernando García, was cited by the El Paso Police Department (EPPD)...

BNHR, El Paso County and Protect Democracy Filed Petition with U.S. Supreme Court to Demand a Halt on Building of the Southern Wall

The Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR), El Paso County and Protect Democracy organization filed a “cert before judgment” petition with the U.S. Supreme Court today, requesting to review their case to halt the Trump administration from using Department...