BNHR

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BNHRBorder Network for Human Rights (Texas)
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The Border Network for Human Rights, an immigration and human rights advocacy group in in El Paso, Texas, issued a report Friday, describing cramped conditions and prolonged stays in detention amid a record surge of migrant families coming into the US from Central America, World News reported.
Escobar said that the El Paso-based Border Network for Human Rights has scheduled another protest for Tuesday, and that lawmakers and activists have vowed not to let up until the administration rethinks its current policies.
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.
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.
Border Network for Human Rights Executive Director Fernando Garcia also told Sputnik that the Donald Trump administration is preventing rights groups and media from accessing tents where immigrant children are being holed up on the Texas-Mexico border under in scorching heat.
"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. "We were expecting a remedy or a solution by December and it doesn't look promising that that will happen."
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.