Arizona Border / Criminalizaton of Human Rights Defenders / Human Rights Crisis / Humarn Rights / Mexico / Migrant Deaths / U.S.-Mexico border / United States / WATER

US-MEXICO Border: Human Rights and the State

US-MEXICO: Humanitarian Aid Criminalised at the Border ARIVACA, Arizona — Humanitarian aid groups trying to avert migrant deaths on the U.S- Mexico border are facing increased roadblocks in their mission. The hazards are not connected to a spike in drug cartels’ violence, but rather restrictions from the federal government. By Valeria Fernández, IPS Transporting a … Continue reading

border fence / border wall / Daniel Ibsen Morales / El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / indigenous people at international borders / LIPAN APACHE people / margo tamez / TEXAS / U.S.-Mexico border

"IN DEMOCRACY’S SHADOW: FENCES, RAIDS, AND THE PRODUCTION OF MIGRANT ILLEGALITY" by Daniel Ibsen Morales

Dr. Eloisa Garcia Tamez separated from ancestral lands by the mega-project border wall constructed by the United States against the firm protests of the Nde’ of El Calaboz Rancheria and from related Nde’ across the United States. University of Wisconsin Law School, Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Paper No. 1068, January 2009, Daniel Ibsen Morales … Continue reading

border wall / indigenous women's law / lipan apache women defense / OBAMA WAR ON MEXICO / U.S.-Mexico border

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. CONGRESS & OBAMA GEARING UP FOR TROOP DEPLOYMENT TO U.S.-MEXICO BORDER

OBAMA & U.S. COMMANDER DISCUSS MILITARY “INTERVENTION” IN MEXICO Obama and US commander discuss military intervention in Mexicoby Bill Van Auken Global Research, March 10, 2009 World Socialist Web Site Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Michael Mullen briefed President Barack Obama over the weekend on the so-called drug war in Mexico and the prospect … Continue reading

border fence / border wall / clan mother tribal law / COALITION / El Calaboz / human rights abuses / lipan apache women defense / obama transition team / ROBERT ANDERSON / U.S.-Mexico border

NATIONAL TELEPHONIC PRESS CONFERENCE–LIPAN APACHE WOMEN DEFENSE DELIVER LETTER TO OBAMA-TRANSITION TEAM

PRESS CONFERENCE PANEL: Dr. Eloisa Garcia TamezMargo TamezDiana Valenzuela (Jumano-Apache)Daniel Castro Romero, Jr. (Lipan Apache)Jose Matus (Yaqui)Michael Paul Hill (Chiricahua Apache)Chris Scherer, Center for Human Rights and Constitutional LawDenise Gilman, University of Texas Law Working Group–Texas-Mexico Border WallJeff Wilson,University of Texas Law Working Group–Texas-Mexico Border WallArnoldo Garcia, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Continue reading

clan mother tribal law / El Calaboz / Indigenous people / indigenous people at international borders / Lipan Apache / lipan apache women defense / U.S.-Mexico border

Letter to Robert Anderson, Interior Department Transition Team Co-Chair, from Lipan Apache Women Defense

Professor Robert AndersonCo-Chair, Interior Department Transition TeamDirector University of Washington School of LawNative American Law Center Cc: Keith Harper Team Lead, Interior Department Transition TeamKilpatrick Stockton LLPSuite 900607 14th Street, NWWashington, DC 20005-2018 Dagotee’ Robert Anderson, At this time, on behalf of my mother, Dr. Eloisa Garcia Tamez, Indigenous peoples, and impacted land owners of … Continue reading

border wall / cultural rights / human rights / indigenous families / indigenous women's law / indigneous rights / Lower Rio Grande Valley / Militarization / Nde' Cultural Survival / U.S.-Mexico border

More Soldiers (Troops) On the Ground Is a Threat to Nde’ Way of Life

(Photo: PBS) (Film still: Kieren Fitzgerald) (Photo: Margo Tamez) (Photo: Austin American Statesman) Yuma, Arizona News Reveals Suspicion, Napolitano Could Send More Troops to Border Indigneous Nde’ people of the Lower Rio Grande Valley are threatened by increased militarization of our home communities, rancherias, farmlands, stock areas, water, riparian wetlands, and sacred sites. Nde’ and … Continue reading