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The Trouble with Asylum

The Dallas Observer-part of Village Voice Media-is running a series that takes a closer look at Hispanics living in the United States, specifically in regards to immigration and the controversy that was flamed by Arizona’s immigration policy scuffle. In the most recent article, the writers took a closer look at …

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Concern Over New EOIR Policy

The following is a Guest Post by HRI Legal Director Chris Mansour about a letter the organization recently cosigned in concern over a recent change in policy by the Executive Office of Immigration Review: Human Rights Initiative of North Texas, Inc. joined 86 advocacy organizations and more than 275 individual …

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Food for Thought- Screening Room: ‘Diamonds’ in the Rough

Food For Thought is a regular feature profiling books, music, and movies with a human rights angle. Blood Diamond (2006) and “Diamonds” (2008) With  the testimony of Naomi Campbell and Mia Farrow at the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor bringing the topic of blood diamonds to …