Members of the Border Network for Human Rights
and Borders Dreamers and Youth Alliance protest outside a federal courthouse in El Paso, Texas, on Monday to demand that Congress pass a Clean Dream Act.
It's sending a very worrisome message to our communities about how serious are people in Washington to really provide a remedy," said Fernando Garcia, executive director of the El Paso-based Border Network for Human Rights
Fernando Garcia, representante de Border Network for Human Rights
(BNHR), dijo que tanto el cierre de la oficina en Houston como el cese de Jimenez "es un mensaje muy pre-ocupante para los grupos inmigrantes de Houston, ya que a esta oficina acudian a buscar ayuda para sus problemas".
According to Fernando Garcia of the Border Network for Human Rights
, "Unions, immigrant rights, and faith sectors had started to come together around some basic principles" for a process of permanent legalization for undocumented immigrants--principles that challenged the market-oriented conception of President Bush and Mexican President Vicente Fox.
In a statement, the Border Network for Human Rights
, which launched the petition in support of creating the program in 2014, said the city gave in to political pressure.
Alongside those appeals from Democratic lawmakers, members from the El Paso-based Border Network for Human Rights
held a rally outside of El Paso City Hall to urge elected officials there to pass a resolution against the "racist and anti-constitutional law" and also join the county in the lawsuit.
In 2014, the El Paso-based Border Network for Human Rights
launched a petition drive asking the city council to consider creating a standardized ID card available to city residents.
The new president has to reissue an executive order, or at least not repeal it," Fernando Garcia, the executive director of the El Paso-based Border Network for Human Rights
, said at a press conference on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, the Border Network for Human Rights
, an El Paso-based immigrant rights coalition that lobbies for comprehensive immigration reform, announced an upcoming 100-mile walk to denounce what it calls the militarization of the border.
In a statement, the El Paso-based Border Network for Human Rights
said it welcomed the intent but took issue with certain parts.
and Fernando Garcia, the executive director of the Border Network for Human Rights
, for a series of meetings on immigration reform.
The amendment] is an assault on our system of checks and balances and seriously threatens the quality of life of border residents," said Cristina Parker, the communications director for the El Paso-based Border Network for Human Rights
in a statement.