Faith, labor and rights organizations urge President Obama to reform border enforcement policies

Faith, labor and rights organizations urge President Obama to reform border enforcement policies

PRESS RELEASE August 27, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ricardo Favela, 760.659.3620, ricardo@alliancesd.org Kim Rescate, 619.804.7822, kim@alliancesd.org SOUTHERN BORDER: As the president readies a major immigration announcement, 76 organizations including the Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC) and the American Civil Liberties Union delivered a letter urging the Obama Administration to implement common-sense policy reforms in the borderlands as […]

In Texas Borderland, Security Is No Simple Goal

In Texas Borderland, Security Is No Simple Goal

Listen to the story By John Burnett Calls for security at the border have intensified as an unprecedented number of migrant children have started crossing into the U.S. Texas Gov. Rick Perry is sending 1,000 National Guard troops to the area, but border security is more complex than it appears. Copyright © 2014 NPR. For […]

Woman detained on immigration charges after DPS traffic stop, family says

Woman detained on immigration charges after DPS traffic stop, family says

JACOB FISCHLER McALLEN — Immigrant advocates and the family of a Mexican woman who’d been living illegally in La Joya for 17 years gathered across the road from the McAllen Border Patrol station to protest the woman’s detainment on immigration charges after what they said was a simple traffic stop by Texas Department of Public […]