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September 16, 2019 | Video

We Were Born Here, We’re Going to Die Here: A Family’s Fight Against the Border Wall

Dr. Ramiro Ramirez, a plaintiff in a lawsuit to halt construction of the border wall, shares the story of the Hidalgo County, Texas-based Jackson Ranch Church and Cemetery and Eli Jackson Cemetery, which are considered historic landmarks. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol awarded contracts for 11 miles of border wall that could threaten the chapel and cemeteries in August. Sarah Burt, the Earthjustice litigator working the case, discusses the legal implications.

September 16, 2019 | Video

Nacimos y Moriremos Aquí: La Lucha Contra el Muro Fronterizo

El Dr. Ramiro Ramírez, quien se ha unido a una demanda para detener la construcción del muro fronterizo, comparte la historia del Cementerio y la Iglesia Jackson Ranch y el Cementerio Eli Jackson, con sede en el Condado de Hidalgo en Texas, y que se consideran lugares históricos. La Aduana y la Patrulla Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos adjudicaron contratos por 11 millas de muro fronterizo que podrían amenazar la capilla y los cementerios en agosto.

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