Standing With the Elena Rodriguez Family

The Kino Border Initiative accompanies the Elena Rodriguez family in their sorrow after the jury’s decision to declare Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz not guilty of second-degree murder of José Antonio Elena Rodriguez, a Mexican teenager killed in 2012.

TAKE ACTION: Stand with Border Solidarity, Call for Humane Policies

Yesterday, hundreds gathered for a "Mass Across Borders" on the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales, now we must stand with them in calling for humane border policies.
Kino Border Initiative 2014
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Kino Border Initiative Findings on Dangerous Deportations Confirmed in USCIRF Report

A report released earlier this week from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), Barriers to Protection: The Treatment of Asylum Seekers in Expedited Removal, confirms the first-hand testimony that the Kino Border Initiative (KBI), has gathered about individuals who are wrongly deported to danger. KBI, a work of the U.S. and Mexican Jesuits and other Catholic partners, is a binational organization that works in the area of migration and is located in Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.