9 Cities Across the Nation will Take Action to Stop Border Brutality

9 Cities Across the Nation will Take Action to Stop Border Brutality

On the 5th Anniversary of the killing of Anastasio Hernandez Rojas Border Communities Amplify Calls for Justice & Accountability Southern Border Region: On Thursday, May 28, nine cities across the country will participate in the National Day of Action to Stop Border Brutality. The coordinated actions aim to call attention to at least 37 people killed […]

The New York Times: Obama Limits Military-Style Equipment for Police Forces

The New York Times: Obama Limits Military-Style Equipment for Police Forces

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis CAMDEN, N.J. — President Obama on Monday banned the federal provision of some types of military-style equipment to local police departments and sharply restricted the availability of others. The ban is part of Mr. Obama’s push to ease tensions between law enforcement and minority communities in reaction to the crises in […]

KPBS: Activists Inform People About Their Rights Crossing The San Ysidro Border

KPBS: Activists Inform People About Their Rights Crossing The San Ysidro Border

By Jean Guerrero The Southern Border Communities Coalition organized a checkpoint at the San Ysidro port of entry on Wednesday to inform people crossing the border about their rights. Coalition members said people often fail to report abuses by U.S. Customs and Border Protection when they are detained, questioned or searched. “The point of this […]

TODAY: Border Reality Checkpoint Actions from CA to TX Demand Reforms of CBP

TODAY: Border Reality Checkpoint Actions from CA to TX Demand Reforms of CBP

Border Reality Checkpoints will take place at the following locations and times today: California: San Ysidro Port of Entry, 1:00 pm PST Texas/New Mexico: Santa Fe Bridge Port of Entry, El Paso, TX, 12:00 pm MT Texas: Gateway Port of Entry, Brownsville, Texas, 3:00 pm CT  Visuals: Participants will wear orange vests and Revitalize Not […]