Join us for our free immigration seminars! Click the link below to see details on our upcoming events.
150 W. Parker Road, 4th Floor, Houston, TX 77076
Dreamers, DACA, TPS, and the Laws and Lawyers Behind Them.
Thursday, 2p-3p February 8, 2018
LSC-North Harris ACAD 220
Presented by LASO-NH
Immigration Lawyer Carolina Ortuzar-Diaz shares her story and her knowledge.
Carolina Ortuzar-Diaz is a U.S. Board Certified Attorney – Immigration and Nationality Law – and an Immigrant. She is a partner at Monty & Ramirez LLP. She also holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas and a Law Degree from her native Chile.
THE URBAN EDGE: In the Wake of Harvey and Federal Announcement on DACA
“We are recovering from a massive, unprecedented, historic storm,” Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner told a crowd gathered Tuesday amid ongoing recovery efforts. He’d been in Kashmere Gardens in northeast Houston earlier that day talking about debris and trash pickup following the storm and in Kingwood the day before talking about the recovery there. This press conference, however, was not about the storm, but immigration, coming shortly after the federal government announced it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, leaving it to Congress to keep it going via new legislation in the next six months.
CHRON.COM: ‘Dreamers’ now face uncertain future, including those who helped in Harvey
Jesus Contreras left for his shift as a paramedic just hours before Hurricane Harvey hurtled into the Gulf Coast. Six days later, he came home for the first time after thousands of waterlogged rescues caring for some of Houston’s most vulnerable people. He hardly paused, going on to volunteer at the evacuee shelter in Lakewood Church.
NBC NEWS: Tears, Anger and a Promise to Fight Back as Trump Ends DACA
WASHINGTON — There were tears, anger and anxiety as dozens of immigrants, supporters and allies gathered in front of the White House on Tuesday, chanting, singing and brandishing signs to protest President Donald Trump’s short-circuiting of a program that lets young immigrants stay and work in the U.S.
Sarah D. Monty-Arnoni invited to speak at ‘Tu Voz es Poder’ on July 21
‘Tu Voz es Poder’ is a TV 8 Special Focusing on Latino Issues in Houston. Houston Public Media and Univision Houston will hold a live Town Hall to explore issues around immigration and stories of success.
Latino leaders, activists, and entrepreneurs are coming together for an interactive 90-minute town hall broadcast to explore issues around immigration and stories of success. “Tu Voz es Poder,” which translates to “Your Voice is Power,” will be broadcast live on TV 8, July 21 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.