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Romney’s DACA Comments Creates Confusion for Undocumented Immigrants

A recent New York Times article by Julia Preston describes how Mitt Romney’s recent comments on his plans for the Obama Administration’s DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), if he’s elected president, has created confusion and anxiety amongst many undocumented … Continue reading

Posted in DACA, Immigration, Politics

DVAP 2012 Pro Bono Awards

In honor of next week’s National Pro Bono Week, the Dallas Bar Association’s Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP) hosted it’s annual Pro Bono Awards  last night. This year DVAP celebrates its 30th anniversary. As a pro bono agency, Human Rights … Continue reading

Posted in Dallas, Executive Director, HRI

The Origins of DACA

A recent Wall Street Journal article by Miriam Jordan explores the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals movement, which was led by undocumented immigrants, and how the students were able to directly impact political policy. Click here to read the article.

Posted in DACA, Government, Politics

HRI Client Among First to be Granted U-Visa for New Fiscal Year

One of our clients is among the first to be granted a U-Visa for the new fiscal year for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which started October 1st. In August, the USCIS announced they had reached the annual limit of … Continue reading

Posted in U-Visa, USCIS