During the twelve-month period from October 2017 through September 2018, the Pima County Forensic Science Center—the morgue for most of southern Arizona—received the remains of 122 undocumented border crossers. Continue reading Migrant deaths and the right to provide humanitarian aid without fear of prosecution
Dear friends of No More Deaths,
US Army troops have been deployed to our southern border region to help stop the exodus of Central American asylum seekers from “invading” the United States! Soldiers have put up razor wire on walls in populated parts of the border, to “harden the points of entry.” Continue reading Is this the answer to a humanitarian crisis?
Robert Neustadt has released a new CD, Voluntary Return: Songs of Solidarity with Migrants and Refugees. All of the proceeds from album sales are going to No More Deaths and the Colibrí Center for Human Rights. Bob’s wry and passionate songs span the genres of folk, Americana, and blues. Continue reading “Voluntary Return: Songs of Solidarity with Migrants and Refugees”
As we close out the year, we honor the work done by hundreds of No More Deaths volunteers. Their efforts, made possible by your donations, reach many thousands of undocumented people. In the last year, volunteers: Continue reading Our work this year, by the numbers
Here is our year-end newsletter! Click to download.
As a new year approaches, we have prepared a raft of volunteer opportunities and are ready to receive your applications. Continue reading Volunteer with No More Deaths in 2019
The Abuse Documentation team is working hard on the third and final installment of the report series Disappeared: How US Border-Enforcement Agencies Are Fueling a Missing-Persons Crisis. Part 3 will deal with emergency nonresponse: the routine failure of the Border Patrol and other law-enforcement agencies to respond adequately to search-and-rescue requests in order to save the lives of people who have gone missing while crossing the US–Mexico border. Continue reading Final “Disappeared” report coming in 2019
What a wonderful event. On October 18, Luis Alberto Urrea, critically acclaimed author of The Devil’s Highway and sixteen other books, took the stage in Tucson to raise funds for No More Deaths. Tucson journalist Ernesto Portillo Jr. led the conversation with Luis about his writing process and his stories. And what a storyteller Luis is. He and Ernesto made us laugh while discussing the serious issue of immigrants traveling through the desert. Continue reading Fundraiser featuring Luis Alberto Urrea a big hit
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
No More Deaths invites applications for the following paid position. Continue reading Position available: law-office administrator