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2021 Annual Report OverviewDecember 1, 2022 by HILSC
Meet Dr. Jodi Berger Cardoso, A Trailblazer and Mentor for Forensic Evaluations
As our Forensic Evaluations program comes to a close, we’d like to acknowledge the contribution of Dr. Jodi Berger Cardoso, a mentor for our program. Her 15+ years of experience […]
What to Know About the Public Charge Final Rule
On September 9, 2022, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued the Final Rule on Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility (Final Rule), which will become effective on December 23, 2022. In […]
Reproductive Justice is Immigrant Justice
Texas is the capital of the uninsured. In 2020, around five million Texans lacked health insurance. 3% of Texans were uninsured, almost doubled the national average of 8.7%. 27 out […]
Reproductive justice is not all lost in the post-Roe world. Check out some resources.
Reproductive justice is not all lost in the Post-Roe world, here are some resources: Uninsured, undocumented, or in limbo immigration status (e.g. DACA, TPS)? You have healthcare options. Federally qualified […]
SCOTUS 2021 – 2022 Term: What It Left Us? What Is to Come?
Reflections on a Historical Supreme Court Term What can one say about the SCOTUS Term 2021-2022? Yes, the U.S. Supreme Court in Biden v. Texas did find that the Biden […]
DACA – A Decade Later
On June 15, 2012, President Obama authorized Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to provide deportation reprieve for the nation’s estimated 1.9 million young people who came to the United […]
Where Are You (Really) From?
Every May, we celebrate the history and heritage of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in the United States. There are more than 25.6 million Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, […]
American Heartbreak: 1619
I am the American heartbreak – The Rock on which Freedom Stumped its toe – The great mistake That Jamestown made Long ago ~ Langston Hughes Until the pictures depicting […]
The Collaborative plays a critical convening, coordinating, and communication role in the legal services community. Through our work, more immigrants are receiving low-cost, high-quality legal services for immigration issues in Houston. Our work has become even more urgent in 2019, as the policy environment in which we work becomes increasingly hostile to immigrants. We have seen a dramatic increase in the demand for immigration legal services and education & outreach efforts in Houston’s diverse immigrant communities.