How You Can Help
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How You Can Help

by on June 21, 2019 in Blog, English

This is intended for my colleagues who have requested pro bono opportunities related to immigration law in Texas. For folks in Austin, please join me on one of my ongoing monthly trips to the Karnes Detention Center. I still need four volunteers for June. I have also included a list of other nonprofits in Texas…

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Lawsuit: Grassroots Leadership vs. Texas Department of Family Services (Part I)

by on May 3, 2016 in Blog

Suit claims Texas Department of Family Services doesn’t have authority to license two family detention camps in South Texas By all reasonable measures, family detention camps are prisons. They are not childcare facilities,” said Bob Libal, Executive Director of Grassroots Leadership. Estoy de acuerdo con Bob Lidal -campos de detención de la familia no son…

Moms and Children in Jail Need Us
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Moms and Children in Jail Need Us

by on April 5, 2016 in Blog, English

Right now there are about four hundred women and children detained in Karnes City, Texas.  They are asylum seekers, fleeing violence in Central America.  These women and children have no right to free legal representation and are required to go through a complicated and technical asylum screening process to determine whether they will be permitted…

Refugees in US Detention Centers
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Refugees in US Detention Centers

by on September 25, 2015 in asylum, Blog, English

Central American refugees fleeing violence in their states have found trouble at the border for seeking asylum. Immigrants in the above video explain that it would be safer for themselves as well as for their families to reside in the US. Unfortunately, the current political climate on immigration in the US has left little room…