“This Could Have Been Us” Valley Immigration Activists Respond to Mass Shooting in El Paso


A local activist organization joining some El Paso residents in protesting the visit of the President of the United States to the city where a mass shooting took place that resulted in 22 lives being lost.

“This could have been us”, is what La Union Del Pueblo Entero is hearing from Rio Grande Valley residents after the mass shooting in El Paso targeting Hispanics took place this weekend.

The organization assuring residents that they will continue to advocate for policies that don’t terrorize the community. 

And LUPE advocates are starting a contingency plan for the immigrant community in the event that the Valley is ever faced with an act like the one in El Paso .

The organization also teamed up with residents from El Paso protesting the visit of the president, asking Trump not to visit the city. El Paso based organizations also had a nationwide day of action to condemn and resist white supremacy and gun violence.

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