Kali Cohn Advocacy, Government, Human Rights, Immigration, News & Updates, Refugees, USCIS

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 …

Kali Cohn Dallas, Human Rights, United Nations

Happy International Human Rights Day!

Happy 72nd International Human Rights Day, friends! On December 10, we celebrate the day when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted. This December, HRI also celebrates its 20th birthday and the founding vision that primed the organization to distribute close to $250,000 of direct rental payments, utility payments …