Maryam Baig Uncategorized

Holiday Gifts To Benefit HRI!

One of the challenges of our work here at HRI is to keep our chin up at times. The hits keep coming; everyday our clients wake up to another battle. What keeps us going on is the heartfelt support we receive from across the country. We feel truly blessed. For …

Kali Cohn Asylum, News & Updates, Uncategorized

Human Rights Initiative Statement on Proposal to Limit Asylum Seekers from Supporting Themselves While Their Applications Are Pending

DALLAS – On November 13, 2019, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a proposed rule that would limit asylum seekers from supporting themselves while their applications are pending. Among other things, the rule would force asylum seekers to wait a full year after their applications are filed to …

Maryam Baig Uncategorized

LWV Immigration Forum at Midway Hills CC, 10/13/2019

On Saturday, October 13, League of Women Voters – Dallas hosted a panel discussion, The Truth About Immigration…Straight Skinny From the Experts. HRI’s Community Education & Advocacy Director, Kali Cohn, joined panelists Vanna Slaughter, Director of Dallas’s Office of Welcoming Communities & Immigration Affairs and former Immigration and Legal Services …