After months of organizing with the Eagle Pass Border Coalition and Rio Grande Valley allies, a victory for justice and human rights was achieved.
On Friday morning, the Eagle Pass Border Coalition will host a press conference at downtown Shelby Park with supporters from Laredo and other surrounding communities to reject Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s plans to install a massive buoy system in the Rio Grande, and demand better solutions from Austin for South Texas border communities.
#StopCopCity: Local and Nationwide Opposition Grows Following Atlanta City Council Vote as Costs Skyrocket
Presente.org, a leading civil and human rights organization, and its community of hundreds of thousands of activists across the U.S. condemns the Atlanta City Council’s approval of additional Cop City funding and calls for an end to environmental racism and state violence.
The end of Title 42 presents an opportunity for the Biden administration to uphold refugee and asylum law and respect human rights.
The proposed actions by the administration leave out any efforts to address the root causes of migration, a necessary policy approach that is underfunded and has been focused so far on private investment, which in the best of cases is a tool of a sound policy.