By Arnoldo Garcia
National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 13, 2010
NNIRR Statement on "Southwest Border Security Bill"
Obama and Congress increase border militarization, ensuring more migrant deaths and rights abuses
(Oakland, CA) Earlier today President Obama signed a new bill authorizing an additional $600 million to increase border security, strengthening a deadly border militarization strategy. Tragically, this move will surely increase the number of migrants who perish at the U.S.-Mexico border and the bill contributes nothing to ensuring the safety and rights of migrants and border communities. [...]
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