Release: LUPE Joins Frontera Texas Organizing Project In Protesting Gov. Abbott’s Signing Of Anti-Immigrant Law, Senate Bill 4 

December 18, 2023

LUPE and Frontera Texas Organizing Project Condemn Senate Bill 4 as Gov. Abbott signs another law aimed at harming and dehumanizing immigrant families throughout Texas. 

What: On #InternationalMigrantsDay, Gov. Abbott will be signing Senate Bill 4 into Law. A new law that will lead to more family separations, racial profiling, and civil rights violations. LUPE, Frontera Texas Organizing Project, and other community organizations are uniting in protest calling out Gov. Abbott and the state of Texas for their naughty behavior as they continue to separate families during the holiday season, and steal resources from the community.  

When: Monday, December 18th, 2023 starting at 2:30 PM CDT to 4:00 PM CDT 

Where: Mexican Consulate Plaza, 301 Mexico Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520

Who: La Unión Del Pueblo Entero, LUPE members, Frontera Texas Organizing Project and other community organizations  

Visuals: La Unión Del Pueblo Entero will be in attendance with Frontera Texas Organizing Project and other community organizations. United chants will be yelled as posters, banners, and flags waved in the air. We are joined by our special guest Santa Claus ready to give Gov. Abbott a lump of coal for being on the naughty list due to his actions over this past year. Shortly after speeches will be given by corresponding speakers by each organization.

Interviews will be coordinated in person at the action in English or Spanish with a spokesperson from LUPE, please contact Ramiro Gonzalez at or (956)360-4277.

The Frontera Texas Organizing Project (FTOP) is an initiative of the Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR). Composed of Texas border grassroots organizations from El Paso, Presidio, Del Rio, and Eagle Pass to the Rio Grande Valley, with organizations such as LUPE, ARISE Adelante, Border Workers United, and ACLU TX.


LUPE is a nonprofit organization that helps the community organize for and win a better quality of life. LUPE was founded in 1989 by farmworker and civil rights leaders Cesar E. Chavez and Dolores Huerta. We are a membership-based organization and our strength is found in the participation of our over eight thousand members.