The Social Services department is hosting it’s “Youth Empowerment Program” this summer, in which high school students (or recent grads) will come together to talk about their goals, applying for […]Read More
These Are Times That Try Men
“These are times that try men’s souls.” -Thomas Paine Those words were penned by Thomas Paine during the American Revolution. There are eras where people’s characters are […]Read More
On the Wrong Side of History
HRI condemns yesterday’s decision by Governor Greg Abbott that Texas is withdrawing from the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program as of October 1, 2016. This does not mean that Texas will […]Read More
Immigrant Children to be Considered in Immigration Reform
Immigrant children, whether immigrants themselves or born to immigrant parents, lack the protections and security that could promote their safety, well-being, and future. With more than 14,000 unaccompanied children in […]Read More
HRI Receives First DACA Approvals!
This week, HRI received our first three Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) approvals! One was for the husband of a client and the other two were for clients who […]Read More
Universal Children’s Day
Today, November 20, is Universal Children’s Day, a day recognized by the United Nation’s to develop worldwide understanding and camaraderie between children and to promote the welfare of children across […]Read More
Increased Migration of Unaccompanied Children to the U.S.
A recent report by the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) explores the recent influx of unaccompanied undocumented children from Central America. The report, Forced from Home: The Lost Boys and Girls […]Read More