For nine volunteers facing misdemeanor charges for humanitarian-aid work on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, trials will wait until next year. Continue reading Trial date set for the Cabeza Prieta Nine
Approximately 60 advocates and faith leaders from across the United States are joining No More Deaths in Ajo, Arizona on Sunday, August 5 to call attention to the criminalization of humanitarian aid and the crisis of death and disappearance in the west desert (which stretches between Ajo and the Mexico–US border). These faith leaders are coming to stand in solidarity with humanitarian-aid workers and local residents who assert their right to provide humanitarian aid in the borderlands. Continue reading Faith floods the desert: interfaith leaders unite to assert that humanitarian aid is a moral imperative
Attorney Margo Cowan—one of the founders of No More Deaths, pro bono attorney for the organization, and founder of the Keep Tucson Together legal clinics—was recognized in June at the annual conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Margo was given the Arizona Chapter Pro Bono Champion Award, honoring her years of pro bono service. Thank you, Margo, for your tireless work and dedication on behalf of the most vulnerable in our border community. Continue reading Two volunteers recognized by national and international organizations
“You can’t call somebody dead who struggles for life.” —Anonymous
There is no easy way to write about this. The words when put side by side are shrill. A keen. Continue reading What does recovering human remains mean?
Kate Morgan of No More Deaths and César Ortigoza of Armadillos Búsqueda y Rescate are traveling to Amsterdam to give the opening remarks at “Border Deaths and Migration Policies: State and Non-state Approaches.” Continue reading Volunteers take borderlands perspective to international audience