Kali Cohn Uncategorized

Wrapping Up 2021 with Joy

Sometimes gratitude is a practice to keep our minds strong in trying times. And sometime gratitude is a means to celebrate. This new year, we’re shouting from the rooftops in joyous celebration! December at HRI was bountiful with generosity from our community and long-awaited answers from immigration. . In December, …

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 …