Tag Archives: border patrol

Who will defend us from the self-defenders?

An officer spots a young man with brown skin on the street. The young man is immediately believed to have committed a crime, although there is little to implicate him in the moment except for his skin color. When confronted … Continue reading

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Our Whirlwind Response to Huge Releases of Migrants

Dear friends and supporters of Annunciation House, you may have read about a recent sharp increase in the number of undocumented Central American migrants being apprehended along the southern Texas-Mexico border. The numbers have so overwhelmed Border Patrol (BP) and … Continue reading

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Vidas Bajo Amenaza

La Casa Anunciacion esta trabajando con una mujer ‘Amparo’ que ha sufrido mucho en su pais natal y en su viaje a los EE.UU. Ella ha permitido que nosotros compartamos su historia (con diferente nombre para protegerla). Puedes ver un video … Continue reading

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Continuing Call to Action

We are still trying to keep the pressure on ICE to release Rosa Hilda Carrera. Rosa Hilda Carrera Moreno was denied asylum by an Immigration Judge on September 4, 2013 and is appealing the decision. 98 out of every 100 … Continue reading

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URGENT ACTION ALERT: Update

El pueblo unido jamas sera vencido! Good news–as a result of our campaign over the last few days, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has RELEASED MANASES CANO BONILLA from detention, where he had been held for nearly a year after requesting … Continue reading

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Rights Groups Demand Accountability from U.S. Border Patrol

The following is a press release,  dated March 26, 2012, from a coalition of human rights groups working on the border: WASHINGTON, D.C. –Human rights groups No More Deaths, the ACLU of New Mexico – Regional Center for Border Rights, the … Continue reading

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Fr. Roy Bourgeois Arrested at Border Crossing

At about 11:30 AM on Sunday, February 19, members of the Border Patrol arrested Maryknoll priest and SOA Watch founder Roy Bourgeois, and Nico Udu-Gama, SOA Watch staff member, after they participated in a non-violent action protest by the border … Continue reading

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Mass in Response to Violence on the Border – July 14

At 7:00 PM on Wednesday, July 14, a Mass in Response to Violence on the Border will be held at the Placita de Leones, next to the downtown Santa Fe Bridge. We extend to you and all residents of our … Continue reading

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Response from Annuncation House to the ruling in the Juan Patricio wrongful death civil trial

in places like El Paso, where the harsh realities associated with grinding poverty and immigration are a lived experience for most, and where the ubiquitous presence of the Border Patrol figures prominently in daily life, it is of the utmost importance that matters pertaining to both are treated with meticulous care.

It is nevertheless clear that, in Juan Patricio Peraza’s case, this did not occur. Continue reading

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Agent shooting case postponed (Juan Patricio)

El Paso Times Staff Article Launched: 02/12/2008 12:00:00 AM MST The lawsuit by the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot and killed by an El Paso Border Patrol agent in 2003 was postponed, court documents showed. The civil … Continue reading

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