TITLE

Seeking Breaches in the Wall: An International Human Rights Law Challenge to the Texas-Mexico Border Wall

AUTHOR(S)
Gilman, Denise
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Texas International Law Journal;Spring2011, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p257
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the human rights approach used by academics at the University of Texas in investigating the Texas-Mexico border wall project in the U.S. It explores the history of border wall legislation, border wall construction process, and the widespread opposition to the Texas-Mexico border wall. Also tackled are the human rights impact of the border wall as well as the human rights advocacy strategy to address the border wall issue.
ACCESSION #
61075127

 

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