Tag: Houston Immigration Legal Services

DACA: I have to continue to fight

After the recent decision, we talked to DACA recipients about growing up, coping with the anxiety, and about their hopes and dreams of one-day becoming American citizens.

Immigration: Operating where Human Rights cease to exist

Asylum seekers arriving in Mexico suffer horrific violence including assault, kidnapping, and rape.

No human should be expendable

Releasing people from detention now is not a partisan issue. It is a matter of public health. No human should be expendable during the coronavirus pandemic.

From volunteer to full-time employee at BakerRipley

Ernie Correa talks about his journey from volunteer to a full-time employee.

BakerRipley: Know Your Rights

All BakerRipley sites and community centers remain safe spaces to every member of our communities.

Helping Asylum Seekers Who Escaped Genocide

“The Cameroonian women we’ve helped have experienced direct and horrific harm, beatings, rape, friends and family members being shot at and killed.”

Letter: Becoming a Citizen While Battling Homelessness

“Becoming a citizen of the United States is the highest honor that anyone who is not a native of this wonderful country could receive.”

Disaster Response: Humanitarian plan unveiled

The new plan outlines ways we can better serve our immigrant population during times of crisis like Hurricane Harvey.