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NNIRR Joint Statement with Human Rights Organizations

For immediate release: September 09, 2023 Human Rights Organizations Condemn the 5th Circuit Court’s Decision to Allow Buoys to Remain in the Rio Grande River  Organizations will be hosting a press conference today, September 9th at
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Support the Work of NNIRR!

Dear Friends, A backlash on human and civil rights is unfolding as we head into the 2024 elections. State by state a historic burst of legislation threatens the human rights of people of color, migrants, and
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DHS to Conduct Enforcement Operation in El Paso, Texas

Release Date : Mon, 05/08/2023 WASHINGTON – Beginning May 9, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and officers – along with law enforcement partners from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement – will conduct a targeted enforcement operation
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US, Mexico agree on tighter immigration policies at border

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed on new immigration policies meant to deter illegal border crossings while also opening up other pathways ahead of an expected increase in migrants following the end of
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U.S. planning to send 1,500 more troops to southern border

The Biden administration is planning to send 1,500 more active-duty troops temporarily to the southern border to assist agents ahead of an expected influx of migrants seeking asylum, three U.S. officials said Tuesday. The move comes
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Opinion: As a San Diego neurosurgeon, I see the devastating toll of the raised border wall

At 2 in the morning and while I was caring for my hospitalized patients, my pager went off. The message was short: “30-year-old male. Unstable spinal fracture after border fall.” I think of all the similar
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Urgent Action Alert Regarding the Intensification of Anti-Immigrant Violence and Racial Discrimination in Texas

Dear friends: As you know, the State of Texas has historically played a key role in shaping racist and exclusionary immigration policies in the United States – from the Texas Rangers violence against people of color
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NNIRR’s Statement on the Tragedy at the INM Detention Center in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

For Immediate Release: March 28, 2023 Contact: Alma Maquitico |; Sarah Cruz |   El Paso, Texas – The National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights expresses its deepest condolences for the families of the
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NNIRR’s Statement on International Women’s Day 2023

On International Women’s Day, NNIRR calls on the US government to uphold the human rights of women and girls along their migration journeys On this International Women’s Day, NNIRR honors the lives of the millions of
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Attention All Popular Educators and Organizers: NNIRR is launching the BRIDGE Institutes for Human Rights Leadership!

Dear NNIRR Friends and Family, This spring, the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights is launching its BRIDGE Institutes for Human Rights Leadership, starting at the U.S-Mexico border! Our 2023 institutes follow in the footsteps
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While Florida targets Black history, Texas Republicans plan to make life miserable for Asian Americans

While much of the country is rightfully preoccupied with Florida’s efforts to eliminate African American history from schools, a quieter but equally dangerous racist development is happening in Texas and beyond. Texas’s proposed SB147 will, if enacted, ban
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Biden moving to restart Trump-era rapid asylum screenings at U.S.-Mexico border – sources

WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – The United States is poised to start using fast-track asylum screenings at the U.S.-Mexico border, part of U.S. President Joe Biden’s recent efforts to address a record number of illegal crossings,
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