Maryam Baig Uncategorized

HRI Statement: The Haitian Situation

Like many of you, we have watched with horror the images of Border Patrol agents on horseback, striking refugees with their saddle reins. Thousands of Haitian refugees have made their way from their homes seeking safety: they were driven by earthquakes, hurricanes, and political instability, including the assassination of their …

Maryam Baig Uncategorized

HRI at the Texas Literacy Conference

  Literacy Texas hosted its annual conference with the focus on adult literacy, early childhood education, and immigration. HRI was asked to present with the focus on understanding immigration and refugees. Advocacy Director Kali Cohn and Volunteer Director Layne Faulkner shared the complex process asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors are required to …

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Become an HRI Champion!

At HRI, we know that justice requires listening to immigrants. That can’t happen if they can’t express themselves fully and freely. That’s why we’re dedicating a portion of our 2021 Sponsorship efforts to underwrite a one-year fellowship for a Spanish interpreter/translator. Clients, pro bono attorneys, and HRI staff will benefit …