Tucson, AZ –November 2nd, 2015 For La Coalición de Derechos Humanos, this is our 15th year commemorating El Día de los Muertos. For a decade and a half, Derechos has been making one cross for each set of remains recovered in the Southern Arizona desert. Most of these crosses carry the word “Unknown” on them, […]
Thanks to all the volunteers! Special thanks to: Maria Eugenia and Porfirio Carrasco for opening their home and supporting logistics. the Promotoras who made delicious food and drinks Jon Miles for cutting the wood for the crosses To all the volunteers who gave us part of their Saturday. THANK YOU!
Tucson, AZ September 9th, 2015 The discriminatory intent and effect is not “speculative” Tucson AZ, September 8th, 2015 – Arizona communities who have borne the brutal brunt of SB 1070’s “legalized” racial profiling, now face the most recent blow to their efforts for justice in the Courts. In a 23 page opinion, Judge Bolton dismisses the […]
July 28, 2015 Attorney General Loretta Lynch U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20530-0001 Re: Prosecutions for Illegal Entry (8 U.S.C. § 1325) and Illegal Re-entry (8 U.S.C. § 1326) Dear Attorney General Lynch: We, the undersigned 171 civil rights, human rights, and faith-based organizations, write to express our profound concern […]