201607.27
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Obama Administration: Central American Refugees To Be Temporarily Protected in Costa Rica

by on July 27, 2016 in Blog, English

The refugee crisis does not disappear overnight simply because it is not in the spotlight of political commentators or social media pages. Thousands of Central Americans seeking refuge from violence and persecution still need help. In an effort to meet this demand, the Obama administration has announced a partnership with Costa Rica to extend protection, albeit...

Lecture at Austin Bar Association
201604.22
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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...

Barbara Hines on Family Detention Centers
201603.01
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Barbara Hines on Family Detention Centers

by on March 1, 2016 in Blog, English

We've said once and we'll say it again: Detention centers are not suitable for people escaping crime and violence. Barbara Hines makes several great points about family detention and the options we have as more humane alternatives. Kate studied and worked alongside Barbara Hines before forming her own private practice as one of Austin's most...

201601.06
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Help Stop Raids at Family Detention Centers

by on January 6, 2016 in Blog, English

The Department of Homeland Security, under the direction of Secretary Jeh Johnson, began its operation focused on the immediate removal of undocumented immigrants and their families, the majority of which are seeking asylum from persecution. The deportation raids this weekend yielded over 100 adults and children that were arrested and sent to family detention centers...

201512.02
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It's Time To Be Heard Again!

by on December 2, 2015 in Blog, English

Tell Texas: Detention centers are not child care facilities! On November 20, 2015, state District Judge Karin Crump of Travis County ruled that Texas may not claim an "emergency" to expedite the licensing of two private detention centers holding immigrant families. This move was an attempted workaround to a federal district judge's ruling in July that...

201510.28
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Immigrant Mothers Required To Wear Ankle Bracelets as part of ATD

Remember if you or a loved one need help with your immigration case, please call Austin immigration attorney, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch today.  Immigrant mothers seeking asylum from harsh conditions in their countries of origin are now being required to wear ankle monitors as part of an immigration reinforcement policy set by ICE, known as "alternative detention,"...

201510.23
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Released Immigrant Families May Soon Relocate To An Area Near You. Can You Help?

ASISTA is an organization dedicated to helping immigrant families that have survived domestic violence and sexual assault. Through education and counseling programs, ASISTA provides technical assistance for advocates and attorneys who face tremendous obstacles when dealing with immigration law. "Immigrants are entitled to justice, including in the areas of domestic abuse or sexual assault. All...