Last updated on: 3/3/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Jennifer Allen Biography

Title:
Director of Border Action Network (BAN)
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
Reasoning:

“To work to change practices, to change some of the policies, so that people’s basic human rights and civil rights are protected and upheld…

That gives us hope that we will be able to affect some changes and we will continue working together, so we can have border security working in tandem with community security.”

“Border Patrol Meets With Concerned Citizens,” by Mark Stine, KOLD News 13

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director, Border Action Network, 2001-present
  • Staff, Border Action Network, 1999-2001
  • Staff, Pro Neighborhoods
  • Staff, Western Shoshone Defense Project
  • Spent summers working in social programs in South Dakota and El Salvador
Education:
  • Certificate Degree, Social Change, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1995
  • Degree in Anthropology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1995
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should Volunteer Civilian Groups Such as the Minutemen Patrol the Borders?