Analysis: It’s Time for a New Vision for the U.S.-Mexico Border

September 19, 2019

As rhetoric and disrespect for human life has grown among some people in recent years, immigrant rights advocates are putting the spotlight on the hyper-militarization along the U.S.-Mexico border and the erosion of human rights – which they say began 25 years ago.

The Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC), made up of 60 organizations working from San Diego to Brownsville, Texas, has responded to conditions and conversations about migration with a new vision. Their report, “A New Border Vision,” emphasizes governance at the border instead of security. This marks a distinct difference; the security-based approach is based on the premise of a border invasion by criminals.

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