Cynthia Pompa is a proud native to the borderlands who grew up in both Cd. Juárez, Chih. and El Paso, TX. She is the Advocacy Coordinator at the ACLU Border Rights Center in El Paso.
In this role, she works to develop and coordinate advocacy and organizing strategies among the four ACLU southwest border affiliates – California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and the ACLU national office. Cynthia spent over three years as a field organizer for the ACLU’s Border Rights Center, previously headquartered in Las Cruces, NM. Here, she led border-wide abuse documentation campaigns, and played a key role in coalitions efforts to resist the militarization of the U.S./Mexico border. Cynthia has a degree in Economics and International Relations from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX.
Jun 24, 2019
Immigrant Kids Keep Dying in CBP Detention Centers, and DHS Won’t Take Accountability
Mar 27, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security's Attack on Asylum Seekers at the Border Continues
Dec 5, 2018
President Trump Is Accelerating the Militarization of the Southwest Border
May 18, 2016
The Misconduct Continues: Border Officer Verbally Abuses 51-Year-Old Grandmother By Calling Her a ‘Whore’