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HRI Honors Local Human Rights Champions at Annual Event, 12/10

DALLAS – Human Rights Initiative of North Texas (HRI) is honoring this year’s prestigious Angel of Freedom award winners, at its annual storytelling event, Stories Form the HeART: Rock Your HeART Out. HRI’s annual Angel of Freedom award, celebrates the unsung heroes of human rights work in Dallas. This year’s …

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HRI Statement on Reduction of Immigration Backlog for Immigrant Survivors

On June 14, 2021, the Biden Administration announced a new policy intended to ease the tremendous harm of the immigration backlog on immigrant survivors of serious crime. The policy, which specifically affects immigrant survivors eligible for the U Visa, will authorize survivors to work while their applications await final approval. “We’re hopeful …