IMMIGRATION: Groups call on Obama to protect border communities from further militarization

from the Southern Border Communities Coalition NOTE: Pax Christi USA signed onto this letter. Last week, more than 70 national, state and local organizations sent a letter to President Obama urging him not to link vitally-needed administrative action protecting aspiring citizens from deportation with further militarization of border communities. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is … Continue reading IMMIGRATION: Groups call on Obama to protect border communities from further militarization

IMMIGRATION: Faith, labor and rights organizations urge reform of border enforcement

from the Southern Border Communities Coalition NOTE: Pax Christi USA signed onto this letter. Seventy-six organizations including the Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC) and the American Civil Liberties Union delivered a letter┬áin late August urging the Obama Administration to implement common-sense policy reforms in the borderlands as part of its "humane enforcement review" of the … Continue reading IMMIGRATION: Faith, labor and rights organizations urge reform of border enforcement