BNHR Border Policy Solutions for CIR 2013
This report highlights important elements and milestones for BNHR in our work to integrate families into the electoral process. We are proud that the Tu Votas, Todos Ganamos / You Vote, We All Win Campaign to ‘get out the vote’ was a success by any measure and we are excited for our work in the [...]
The State of Human Rights on the U.S.-mexico Border, 2012, By BNHR
Lessons Learned During the 2011 Texas Can Do Better Campaign by the Border Network for Human Rights
“Do you feel safe at the U.S.-Mexico Border?” Border Residents Respond.
El Paso Wage Theft Report Draft 6.23.11 FINAL
The U.S.-Mexico Border and Immigration Task Force is comprised of over 50 individuals and organizations spanning 4 states and comprised of local elected officials, law enforcement, faith leaders, business, labor, academics and community advocates. The diversity of the coalition finds its strength in the notion that that people from very different perspectives can agree when [...]
Respuestas: Encuesta sobre seguridad (Agosto 2010)
Reporte: Encuesta sobre la seguridad (Agosto 2010)
If you were to believe the political rhetoric about the security situation at the U.S.-Mexico border, you would probably never want to live there. It is regularly described as a lawless war zone, not a place where regular people go to work and raise families. Recently, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer spoke of â€œmurder, terror and [...]
The Border Network for Human Rights has coordinated community-based campaigns to document cases of law enforcement misconduct.Â Local residents were trained as Rights Promoters on how to identify and document law enforcement abuse.Â More than 50 Rights Promoters from various border communities in the region have been the leading force in observing, educating and documenting [...]
Immigrant advocates and human rights workers along the border have reported a drastic increase in migrant deaths since the inception of border enforcement strategies. Since 1994, the number of reported border deaths has exceeded 3,000.Â Border enforcement policy is seen as a direct correlation to this increase, yet little has been done by the U.S. [...]
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It has been 10 years since we first started to record testimonials of police abuse in the community. Looking back now, we can see that our practice of educating the community about civil rights and at the same time engaging with law enforcement agencies to address problems has paid off. Over ten years, we found [...]