Lecture at Austin Bar Association

Lecture at Austin Bar Association

by on April 22, 2016 in Blog

There is so much going on behind the walls of family detention centers that the general public could not even fathom. Babies in prison onesies. Children wearing ankle monitors. Mothers on hunger strikes. It goes on. A big part of my work as an immigration lawyer in Austin is to educate more attorneys and advocates...


Urgent Action Needed: Stop Texas DFPS From Licensing Family Detention Centers

by on October 21, 2015 in Blog, English

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services may soon license family detention centers and we need your help to stop it. These prison-like facilities are unfit to provide fundamental childcare and their conditions are in direct violation of a 1997 court settlement (Flores V. Reno), which defines the standards for the detention, release, and treatment of...