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During his first week in office, President Biden issued a slew of executive orders directed at fulfilling some of the most ambitious goals in his climate plan. Among other things, the Biden... Read more
Published on: 2021-02-17
Source: Sierra Magazine
When President Joe Biden, on his first day in office, signed an executive order halting the construction of Trump’s wall on the US-Mexico border, borderland communities and environmentalists breathed a... Read more
Published on: 2021-02-10
Source: Sierra Magazine
The new administration’s action on border wall, asylum seekers may render both cases moot.... Read more
Published on: 2021-02-01
Source: Washington Post
January 20, 2021 President Joseph R. Biden Jr. New Ellis Island Border Policy Group Letter to President Biden Administration on Border and Immigration Policy Priorities Dear President Biden, Fixing our... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-20
Source: Border Network
In the week since pro-Trump mobs violently stormed the U.S. Capitol, Senator Ted Cruz has served as a rather convenient lightning rod for his fellow Texas Republicans. As the attempted... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Source: Texas Observer
EL PASO – A day after a peaceful protest organized by the Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR), and supported by its allies, BNHR executive director, Fernando García, was cited by the El... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Source: Border Network
The president is planning to travel to Alamo, Tex., to observe a portion of border wall as Democrats ready an impeachment vote that will take place as early as Wednesday.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
Source: Washington Post
Government Funding Bill Will Pave the Way for More Ambitious Environmental Agenda We look forward to working with President-elect Biden and Congress to make the needed investments to tackle the... Read more
Published on: 2020-12-21
Source: Earthjustice
Over the past couple of days, President-Elect Biden announced a crop of climate-focused picks to lead the EPA, Council on Environmental Quality, Department of the Interior, and more. It’s been... Read more
Published on: 2020-12-19
Source: Sierra Magazine
The approximately 15 million residents of the Southwest border region live under a massive  federal police presence and extensive surveillance: the ever-present hum of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) helicopters... Read more
Published on: 2020-12-09
Source: ACLU
On December 5th, 2020, the Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR) and other allied organizations will lead a caravan to launch the 2021 Immigration Reform Campaign at the Borderland to... Read more
Published on: 2020-12-04
Source: Border Network
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is at the heart of some of the greatest moral horrors of the last four years, personified in stories that we cannot forget: the children... Read more
Published on: 2020-12-02
Source: ACLU
President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to halt construction once in office, leaving Trump’s signature project in the lurch.... Read more
Published on: 2020-12-02
Source: Washington Post
Danny Diaz wasn’t shocked when he heard about the Republican surge along the Texas-Mexico border that confounded so many national pundits last week. The majority Latino region has long been... Read more
Published on: 2020-11-13
Source: Texas Observer
A House Divided Rogelio Chavira is for Biden. Dolores Chacon is for Trump. The border fence passes through the couple’s backyard. Text and photography by Henry Craver November 6, 2020... Read more
Published on: 2020-11-06
Source: Texas Observer