The NLG has released the report, Stranded: Forced Migration, Illegal Barriers to Asylum, and the Humanitarian Crisis in Tijuana, documenting human rights abuses of migrants observed during a March 2019 NLG International Committee fact-finding delegation. The team traveled to Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California with the aim of investigating and illuminating the injustices and human rights violations confronting asylum-seekers and their advocates in Tijuana.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2019 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org NEW YORK—The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for the immediate release of human rights defenders Cristóbal Sánchez, founder of the Cultura Migrante collective, and Irineo Mujica, director of Pueblo Sin Fronteras (PSF), following their June 5 arrests by Mexican officials on trumped-up human trafficking charges. These politically […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2019 Contact: email@example.com NEW YORK—The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is in solidarity with the migrants’ rights group Pueblo Sin Fronteras (PSF), following an arson attack targeting their director, Irineo Mujica, yesterday. Last month, the NLG International Committee sent a delegation to Tijuana, Mexico to document human rights abuses and violations […]
(Photo: A portion of the documents leaked to NBC San Diego listing targeted journalists, activists, and an attorney.) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org TIJUANA, Mexico—Leaked US-Mexican government documents revealed both governments are maintaining a secret database targeting at least 59 journalists, activists, and an attorney as part of an intelligence-gathering mission under “Operation Secure Line,” […]
This letter was initiated by representatives of the Women’s Committee of the Central American Exodus with the support of activists from the U.S., El Salvador, Honduras and Mexico and was hand delivered by the authors to Mexican President López Obrador on January 7, 2019. Organizations may still show support by signing on by filling out […]
On December 11, 2018, members of the Central American Exodus sent this petition to President Trump, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and CPB officials urging they respect the rights of asylum seekers at the Mexico-US border: “If this situation is left unattended, the danger and vulnerability that members of this exodus are suffering in Tijuana will […]
The following is a list of demands issued by the Central American Migrant Exodus at the Mexico-US border that started on 11/28/18 . Scroll down for English and Spanish transcriptions of the PDF below. Related: 12/5/18: [BLOG] Refugee Caravan: A Legal Observer’s Report from Tijuana 11/29/18: [MEMO] “Deployed to the Border: A Test of Conscience for […]