Published originally on December 24, 2011 in The New York Times In deciding who may stay and who must leave this country, the deportation process for immigrants tolerates unfairness at […]Read More
Who Immigrations and Customs Enforcement is Really Deporting
posted by Ronald Campbell in The orange County Register The Obama administration says it is deporting a record number of criminals. The truth, however, is more complicated — and the administration’s rhetoric may be […]Read More
In a Study, Judges Express a Bleak View of NY Lawyers Representing Immigrants
They are often poorly prepared or make incoherent arguments in court. Some fail to present key evidence or witnesses. Others simply do not show up. The performance of many lawyers […]Read More
American Immigration Council and Partners Sue U.S. Immigration Agencies Over Asylum “Clock”
Washington, D.C.—Last week, the American Immigration Council’s Legal Action Center (LAC) filed a nationwide class action lawsuit against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office for Immigration […]Read More
Presidential Memorandum — International Initiatives to Advance the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons
The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release – December 06, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: International Initiatives to Advance the Human Rights […]Read More
Transgender immigrant finds new life, protection in D.C.
By Teresa Tomassoni Published: December 16 on the Washington Post After a gang member held him at gunpoint inside his home, the 24-year-old gay man knew he had to flee El […]Read More
Is Immigration watching?
by Maxine D. Bayley Most users of social media sites probably think only their Facebook friends view what they post. But not everyone uses social media to share family photos […]Read More
The Growth of Domestic Violence and Why It Is Our Duty to Report It
A recent government study conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that 1 in every 4 women experience a violent attack on behalf of their […]Read More
The Importance of Reporting Child Abuse
Child abuse is not only a real day-to-day issue, it is also a the number one cause of depression, anxiety and distress in the life of a person. Some people […]Read More
HRI’s Upcoming CLE!
Wednesday December 07 , 2011 By: Human Rights Initiative of North Texas Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Time Zone: Central Time (US & Canada) CLE Credit Location: Human Rights Initiative of North Texas […]Read More