MEXICO: Protesters Demand Justice for Murdered Woman Activist at Juarez’s International Border

By Nélida Tello and David Martinez On January 25, various feminist collectives, NGOs (Non Governmental Organizations), and community members from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas met at the Santa Fe international border crossing to protest the unsolved murder of 26-year-old activist and artist Isabel ‘Isa’ Cabanillas de la Torre. Isabel was murdered on the dawn of January 18, after being reported missing the … Continue reading MEXICO: Protesters Demand Justice for Murdered Woman Activist at Juarez’s International Border

Court Lifts Injunction Against $3.6 Billion of Military Funds for Border Wall

Photo: Former Director of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen gives speech next to section of the border fence last October. By Thomas Lambert On January 8, US Court of Appeals overruled an injunction that had been in place since December of last year preventing the Trump administration’s use of $3.6 Billion of military funds to construct new border fencing along the US-Mexico border. The Western District … Continue reading Court Lifts Injunction Against $3.6 Billion of Military Funds for Border Wall

Trump Administration Reallocates $3.6 Billion for Border Fortifications

Photo: Construction of border fencing in New Mexico last month. By Mike Talavera In a letter leaked yesterday, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper informed Congress that the Trump administration would be taking $3.6 billion from deferred military construction projects and investing those funds in over 100 miles of new steel barriers along the border with Mexico in Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico. The longest strip … Continue reading Trump Administration Reallocates $3.6 Billion for Border Fortifications

Texas: La Patrulla Fronteriza Corre “Instalaciones de Tortura” Para Niños Migrantes

Por Cajeme Iniciador  Los reportes revelaron esta semana que la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los EE. UU está ejecutando una cárcel para niños migrantes en una estación fronteriza en Clint, Texas, que los médicos han descrito como similar a “instalaciones de tortura”. En un pequeño pueblo agrícola cerca de El Paso, cientos de niños migrantes se llevan a cabo en condiciones de … Continue reading Texas: La Patrulla Fronteriza Corre “Instalaciones de Tortura” Para Niños Migrantes