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…

Supreme Court TIES 4-4: Millions Left in Limbo
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Supreme Court TIES 4-4: Millions Left in Limbo

by on June 23, 2016 in Blog, English

The Supreme Court has announced a 4-4 tie decision in the case of United States vs. Texas, on whether President Obama’s executive order to suspend deportations and grant undocumented immigrants work permits is within his scope of authority as commander in chief. This means that the fifth circuit injunction against the program will stand and…

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…