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How Much is Too Much Help?

“Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.” The concept behind this Chinese proverb is simple. The best way to help someone long term is to give them a way to help themselves. Yesterday, …

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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 …