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Young voices emerge on day of action

Young voices emerge on day of action

By Curt Prendergast Our sadness builds like the tumult of clouds before a monsoon, and with each story told the rain finally falls,” a young female voice floated out of the speakers to the more than 70 people gathered at the Patagonia Town Park on Wednesday afternoon.The voice belonged to a Patagonia Union High School student, one of about a dozen anonymous students who created a series of...

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KPBS: Activists Inform People About Their Rights Crossing The San Ysidro Border

KPBS: Activists Inform People About Their Rights Crossing The San Ysidro Border

  By Jean Guerrero The Southern Border Communities Coalition organized a checkpoint at the San Ysidro port of entry on Wednesday to inform people crossing the border about their rights. Coalition members said people often fail to report abuses by U.S. Customs and Border Protection when they are detained, questioned or searched. “The point of this is to provide people who are crossing the...

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Documentan casos de abuso en cruces internacionales

Documentan casos de abuso en cruces internacionales

El Paso. Tx.-(Entravision) Agencias en pro de los derechos civiles a lo largo de la frontera de Estados Unidos y México unen esfuerzos para documentar los casos de abusos por parte de agentes de aduanas en contra de viajeros. Article source:...

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“Dignity Crossing” Monday In El Paso

“Dignity Crossing” Monday In El Paso

By ACLU OF NEW MEXICO El Paso, TX—Today at noon, staff and volunteers from the Regional Center for Border Rights of the ACLU of New Mexico, Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project, and Equality New Mexico will form a Know Your Rights checkpoint at the Santa Fe port of entry in El Paso to inform individuals of their rights. The event is part of an ongoing, border-wide “Dignity Crossing” campaign....

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