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HRI applauds Judge’s ruling in MALDEF vs DPS

The recent decision by Judge Orlinda L. Naranjo to keep the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) from enforcing rules it created that deny driver’s licenses to immigrants living and working in Texas is welcomed by Human Rights Initiative. What did the judge determine? Judge Naranjo held that DPS acted …

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HRI’s Former Clients Reunion

HRI is thrilled to be hosting a number of former clients at a reunion this weekend. On Saturday, from 10 10 11:30 a.m., clients who HRI has helped in its past ten years of existence will gather at our offices on Swiss Avenue in The Meadows Historic District to learn …

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Two New Reports on Immigration Issues

Although the Texas Special Session has ended without the passage of a Sanctuary Cities Bill, there are still pieces of immigration legislation that we are following. On June 29, the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) of 2011 was introduced in the Senate, a bill that seeks to renew the …