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On 20th anniversary of Operation Gatekeeper, San Diego coalition speaks out against its failed enforcement legacy

PRESS RELEASE
October/1/2014

For Immediate Release
Contact: Ricardo Favela, (760) 659-3620, ricardo@alliancesd.org

San Diego, CA: On October 1, 1994, the federal government implemented Operation Gatekeeper along the California border with Mexico, as part of a larger border enforcement strategy. Gatekeeper had the intention of pushing the migrant flow away from urban areas and into less visible, but inhospitable and harsh terrain.

Today, on its 20th anniversary, the San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium, a coalition of more than twenty San Diego-based organizations working to support immigrant rights in the County, calls on the federal government to shift away from failed enforcement strategies that exacerbate border deaths and instead prioritize its resources for life-saving measures that will prevent the loss of life along the borderlands.

Migrants attempting to enter the United States continue to make treacherous journeys crossing through mountainous and desert landscapes, where they succumb to extreme temperatures in great numbers.

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Lawmakers Lay Groundwork For Obama To Take Big Steps On Immigration

President Obama Gives Statement Before Departing White House For Martha's Vineyard Vacation

WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration gets ready to unveil a potentially wide-ranging new policy on deportation relief, Democrats are making the case that there is political cover and precedent for him to go big.

In a newly released memo, the Democratic opposition research firm American Bridge highlights 10 instances in which past presidents have used their authority to apply selective prosecution of immigration laws. More often than not, those instances targeted specific populations caught up in complex and dangerous foreign policy crises. But immigration lawyers sympathetic to the White House say that these actions still provide sound principle on which the current administration can act.

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