Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services
Founded in 1986 as the Refugee Aid Project by community activists in South Texas, RAICES has grown to be the largest immigration legal services provider in Texas. With offices in Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, RAICES is a frontline organization in the roiling debate about immigration and immigrants in the world. As an organization that combines expertise developed from the daily practice of immigration law with a deep commitment to advocacy, RAICES is unique among immigration organizations. A diverse staff of 240 attorneys, legal assistants, social workers, advocates, and support staff provide consultations, direct legal services, representation, assistance and advocacy to communities in Texas and to clients after they leave the state. In 2017, RAICES staff closed 51,000 cases at no cost to the client. Our advocacy and commitment to change are driven by the clients and families we serve every day as our attorneys and legal assistants provide legal advocacy and representation in an immigration system that breaks apart families and leaves millions without pathways to legal status.
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That means ensuring that we do everything in our power to stop the administration from rushing a nominee through th… https://t.co/Y608gN8Plp
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This nomination sends a clear message that our government doesn’t care. It is up to us to continue RBG’s fight and… https://t.co/54J6BlbGjO
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Judge Barrett was the only member of a 3 judge panel who voted to uphold the harmful “public charge rule” that proh… https://t.co/oXuEZJMTNz
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We are extremely concerned about President Trump's nominee. Amy Coney Barrett is not good news for immigrants. She… https://t.co/fsaqvTdsKJ
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RT @JoaquinCastrotx: Hey y’all, I’m in Georgia tonight because tomorrow @HispanicCaucus & @HouseJudiciary members are going inspect the @IC…
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They provide a loving, stable home for the minor and have not engaged in any activity that would indicate a potenti… https://t.co/eBJKbLzcHI
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While a determination must be made whether a proposed custodian is capable of providing for the child’s physical an… https://t.co/yLE6ZNPWSv
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She was transferred to an ORR facility and is currently detained there. This minor must be released to her parents… https://t.co/CHlzkh9gFc
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Regardless of the surgery and testing positive for COVID-19, the 15-year-old was immediately transferred to a Borde… https://t.co/TwhgIW8lE4
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Shortly after, she was transported in an ambulance to the San Antonio hospital with agents following them while the… https://t.co/VE1QUO7fS3
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