Dear friends of No More Deaths,
We adopted a $300,000 budget for the year that started on July 1, 2015 and ends on June 30, 2016. We’ve never had a budget this large, nor have we ever taken on so much work. We need your help more than ever. Continue reading NMD branches out to reach more migrants
This article by Denise Holley appears in our fall newsletter.
Men, women and children apprehended by Border Patrol in the Tucson, Arizona sector are locked up under inhumane conditions that violate the US Constitution and the Patrol’s own policies, according to a lawsuit filed June 8 in US District Court in Tucson. Continue reading Lawyers sue over Border Patrol’s harsh treatment of migrants
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This article by Denise Holley appears in our spring newsletter.
Volunteers with No More Deaths hoisted signs that declared “We Stand with Rosa” as they launched a campaign in February to free a Tucson mother from the threat of deportation. Continue reading NMD rallies support for immigrant in sanctuary
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Puck Lo, Al Jazeera, March 25, 2015
TUCSON, Ariz. — Ely Ortiz, 42, spends many of his weekends combing Arizona’s sprawling deserts on foot, searching for people whom 911 rescue workers didn’t, or won’t, look for: lost and distressed undocumented migrants making the perilous journey from Mexico into the United States. Continue reading Al Jazeera: “For migrants in Arizona who call 911, it’s Border Patrol on the line”
Marlen Garcia, Chicago Sun-Times, March 12, 2015
The first step for immigrants deported from the U.S. to Reynosa, Mexico, is to check in with Mexican authorities at the Tamaulipeco Institute for Migrants at the end of their walk on the International Bridge. Continue reading Chicago Sun-Times: “Booted across the border with bogus checks”
Dear NMD supporters,
Eight months ago a courageous Tucsonan, Rosa Robles Loreto, entered into public Sanctuary at Southside Presbyterian Church in an effort to stop her pending deportation and to remain with her family and community here in Arizona. Continue reading Stand with Rosa! Eight months in Sanctuary
Contact: Maryada Vallet 520-240-1641, email, Twitter @NoMoreDeaths
TUCSON, AZ—A trial will begin for 13 activists on Monday, 16 March 2015, for charges stemming from a direct action that took place on 11 October 2013 blocking two buses transporting undocumented immigrants to the daily proceedings of “Operation Streamline.” Continue reading Trial to begin for 13 Tucson activists that stopped Operation Streamline buses