Journey to Justice: Progress & Perseverance

Houston, TX, United States

You are invited to the 25th Anniversary Gala (held in-person and virtually) to honor the resiliency of immigrant survivors on their journey to justice. This year, Tahirih Justice Center is celebrating a monumental milestone – it has been 25 years since their doors opened, and they have served more than 31,000 immigrant survivors of gender-based […]

Sparking Change & Kindling Creativity: Raising Change-makers through Reading

Deborah Colton Gallery 2445 North Boulevard, Houston, TX, United States

Over the last two years, we have lived with social isolation, virtual learning, and a reckoning of social injustices. These critical issues can be hard to understand, let alone explain to the children in our lives. That is, unless you find the perfect book to spark inspiration! Sponsored by the Deborah Colton Gallery, join Daya […]

Advocating for Prosecutorial Discretion for Clients in Removal Proceedings

Houston, TX, United States

Despite the constraints of the INA, DHS has considerable discretion to limit or redirect its enforcement and removal efforts. Last fall, DHS issued new policies to guide the use of this discretion. This webinar will review the current DHS enforcement policies and how to apply them; report on trends in how ICE is applying those […]


4th Annual Texas Champions for Immigrant Youth Symposium

Houston, TX, United States

The purpose of this symposium is twofold: to facilitate learning about working with children who entered the United States unaccompanied, and to spotlight and celebrate the amazing work being done by our fellow advocates around the state of Texas. Across Texas, advocates are working with courage, competency, compassion, and creativity to support children who entered […]

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: Your Client’s I-360 Is Approved, Now What?

Houston, TX, United States

This webinar is intended for practitioners with some prior familiarity with special immigrant juvenile status (SIJS). This webinar will cover issues that arise after your client has been granted SIJS, including possible grounds for revocation of the I-360 and eligibility for adjustment of status based on SIJS. We will provide practice tips for helping young […]

The Myth of Equality

Center for the Healing of Racism 3412 Crawford Street (at Holman), Houston, TX, United States

An examination of the experiment of democracy shaped by colonialism, religion and the caste system that allows conforming to racial oppression in society, Anguilu shares his personal account of the dimensions of internalized racism and the affects of racism in institutions. A facilitated dialogue will follow the presentation. Free and open to the public with […]


Obstacles to TPS Eligibility

Houston, TX, United States

While new countries have been designated for TPS, not all nationals are able to qualify even if they have been in the United States for the requisite period. This webinar will explore the different barriers to TPS eligibility, including the applicable grounds of inadmissibility as well as the criminal and asylum bars. Firm resettlement will […]

Hybrid Workshops: Exploring Workshop Innovations and Considering the Future of the Group Application Assistance Model

Houston, TX, United States

Over the past two years, many non-profit legal service providers shifted their naturalization workshop models to be virtual, while others did their best to provide socially distant in-person workshops. Both models have distinct advantages but also limit who can participate. Recently, some legal service providers have begun conducting hybrid workshops, allowing some groups of clients […]

Seeking Support: Ending Mental Health Stigmas in the South Asian Community

Fort Bend County Library - University Branch (Meeting Room #2) 14010 University Blvd., Sugar Land, TX, United States

To honor Mental Health Awareness Month and AAPI Heritage Month, join Daya to break the stigma of mental health help and to improve the health of our community! Asian Americans are three times less likely to seek mental health services than Whites. National studies show that only 8.6 percent of Asian-Americans sought any type of […]