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Justice in Action
Spring 2018

TRLA Media Coverage

Now Mental Health Patients Can Specify Their Care Before Hallucinations and Voices Overwhelm Them
New Y0rk Times, Dec. 3, 2018

Group Offering Free Legal Aid to Highland Lakes residents Affected by Flooding
Daily Trib, Oct. 23, 2018

U.S. and Mexican Officials Collaborating to Stop Asylum-Seekers, Attorneys Allege
Texas Observer, Oct. 12, 2018

U.S. Officials Have Been Keeping Migrants From Crossing Bridges. Now, Mexico is Doing the Same.
Texas Tribune, Oct. 12, 2018

Five Days to Vacate: How a Sudden Setback Can Lead to an Eviction
The Eagle, Oct. 9, 2018

U.S. is Denying Passports to Americans Along the Border, Throwing Their Citizenship into Question
Washington Post, Sept. 13, 2018

No Decision Given on Downtown El Paso Arena Court Arguments
KTSM.com, Sept. 12, 2018

Foul Odor Affecting Rsidents Health, City Agrees to Move Wastewater Treatment Plant
KVEO, Sept. 4, 2018

Fabens Residents Frustrated with Strict Water Bill Policy
KVIA, Aug. 28, 2018

Second Court Prepared to Step in If Trump Admin Does Reunite Families
June 27, Talking Points Memo

Feds Pledge in Court to Provide More Information To Parents Suing Over Separation of Kids
June 27, Texas Tribune

Legal Aid Hotline Available for Flood Victims
KRGV, June 26, 2018

Doctors Say Migrant Children Separated From Their Parents Will Face Lasting Ills
Politico, June 26, 2018

Immigrant Parents Describe Separation in Handwritten Notes
Daily Beast, June 25, 2018

“Not Knowing Anything About My Daughter Is Torture”
Texas Tribune, June 22, 2018

More Than 2,300 Children Need to Be Reunited with Their Parents
San Jose Mercury News, June 21, 2018

Parent Make Frantic Attempt to Find Their Children
Press Herald, June 21, 2018

Asylum Seekers Sue Administration Over “Zero Tolerance”
Politico, June 20, 2018

Asylum Seekers Separated From Their Children Sue Federal Government
Austin American-Statesman, June 21, 2018

How Disaster Recovery Overlooks the Poor
Texas Observer, June 18, 2018

Fear Drives Forced Labor Underground Along U.S.-Mexico Border
Reuters, June 10, 2018

Civil Rights Complaint Against EPISD Seeks to Stop Bus Hub at El Paso’s Bowie High
El Paso Times, April 3, 2018

Complaint Against EPISD Bus Hub at Bowie HS
KTSM, April 3 2018

Alleging Environmental Racism, El Paso Activists File Civil Rights Complaint Against School District
Texas Observer, April 3, 2018

Socorro Vacates Order Requiring Coker Road Residents to Fix or Vacate Homes
KFOX, March 28, 2018

Experiment with post-Harvey housing helps far fewer than expected
Houston Chronicle, March 9, 2018

Legal Community Meets Relief Challenges after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Aid
ABA Journal, January 2018

MGU v U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security
June 20, 2018

TRLA Laredo Hosts Annual Expunction Clinic for Webb County Residents

Consumer Attorneys Fear Mulvaney’s CFPB Will Leave Void 
LAW360,  Feb. 8,  2018

Legal Community Meets Relief Challenges after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Aid
ABA Journal, January 2018

Maine Law Students Provide Legal Aid at Federal Immigration Detention Center 
National Jurist, Jan. 8, 2018

Life After Gentrification
Austin Chronicle, Jan. 5, 2018

FEMA Checks Dispersed Almost 8 Years After Hurricane Dolly 
KURV710, Jan. 5, 2018

Hurricane Dolly Victims Receive FEMA Assistance 10 Years Later 
KRGV, Jan. 5,  2018

Maine Law Students Put Education to Work in Texas
The Forecaster, Dec. 26, 2017

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Under New Leadership
The Monitor, Dec. 23, 2017

Justice Reaches Settlement in Discrimination Against Domestic Workers 
Tri State Livestock News, Dec. 22, 2017

Report: Employers Steal Billions from Low-Wage Workers  
Opposing Views, Dec. 22, 2017

Why the Best Autism Treatment Is Out of Reach for Poor Texas Families  
Austin American-Statesman, Dec. 21, 2017

U.S. Workers Win Lost Wages After Being Discriminated Against in Favor of Foreigners by Co Company
Breitbart, Dec. 18, 2017

Texas Harvey Victims  Say FEMA Hotel Program Plagued by Confusion
Texas Tribune, Dec. 18, 2017

Loveland Ag Company Settles Discrimination Complaint with Justice Department
Denver Business Journal, Dec. 18, 2017

Legal Aid Offers Free Services to Harvey Victims
Victoria Advocate, Nov. 18, 2017

FEMA Denies Disaster Assistance Because Home is Habitable 
6 Investigates, KRISTV, Oct. 9,  2017

Displaced by the Storm%


TRLA Press Releases

Central American Asylum Seekers Sue Feds
Mercedes, June 20, 2018

Group Offering Free Legal Aid to Highland Lakes residents Affected by Flooding
Daily Trib, Oct. 23, 2018

U.S. and Mexican Officials Collaborating to Stop Asylum-Seekers, Attorneys Allege
Texas Observer, Oct. 12, 2018

U.S. Officials Have Been Keeping Migrants From Crossing Bridges. Now, Mexico is Doing the Same.
Texas Tribune, Oct. 12, 2018

Five Days to Vacate: How a Sudden Setback Can Lead to an Eviction
The Eagle, Oct. 9, 2018

U.S. is Denying Passports to Americans Along the Border, Throwing Their Citizenship into Question
Washington Post, Sept. 13, 2018

No Decision Given on Downtown El Paso Arena Court Arguments
KTSM.com, Sept. 12, 2018

Foul Odor Affecting Rsidents Health, City Agrees to Move Wastewater Treatment Plant
KVEO, Sept. 4, 2018

Fabens Residents Frustrated with Strict Water Bill Policy
KVIA, Aug. 28, 2018

Second Court Prepared to Step in If Trump Admin Does Reunite Families
June 27, Talking Points Memo

Feds Pledge in Court to Provide More Information To Parents Suing Over Separation of Kids
June 27, Texas Tribune

Legal Aid Hotline Available for Flood Victims
KRGV, June 26, 2018

Doctors Say Migrant Children Separated From Their Parents Will Face Lasting Ills
Politico, June 26, 2018

Immigrant Parents Describe Separation in Handwritten Notes
Daily Beast, June 25, 2018

“Not Knowing Anything About My Daughter Is Torture”
Texas Tribune, June 22, 2018

More Than 2,300 Children Need to Be Reunited with Their Parents
San Jose Mercury News, June 21, 2018

Parent Make Frantic Attempt to Find Their Children
Press Herald, June 21, 2018

Asylum Seekers Sue Administration Over “Zero Tolerance”
Politico, June 20, 2018

Asylum Seekers Separated From Their Children Sue Federal Government
Austin American-Statesman, June 21, 2018

How Disaster Recovery Overlooks the Poor
Texas Observer, June 18, 2018

Fear Drives Forced Labor Underground Along U.S.-Mexico Border
Reuters, June 10, 2018

Civil Rights Complaint Against EPISD Seeks to Stop Bus Hub at El Paso’s Bowie High
El Paso Times, April 3, 2018

Complaint Against EPISD Bus Hub at Bowie HS
KTSM, April 3 2018

Alleging Environmental Racism, El Paso Activists File Civil Rights Complaint Against School District
Texas Observer, April 3, 2018

Socorro Vacates Order Requiring Coker Road Residents to Fix or Vacate Homes
KFOX, March 28, 2018

Experiment with post-Harvey housing helps far fewer than expected
Houston Chronicle, March 9, 2018

Legal Community Meets Relief Challenges after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Aid
ABA Journal, January 2018

MGU v U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security
June 20, 2018

TRLA Laredo Hosts Annual Expunction Clinic for Webb County Residents
Laredo, May 29, 2018

TRLA’s David Hall and Israel Reyna Honored by Texas Access to Justice Commission
Austin, April 17,  2018

TRLA Selects General Counsel Robert Doggett as New Executive Director
Mercedes, Dec. 20, 2018

TRLA Honors Vets in November with Free Legal Clinics
Austin, Nov. 7, 2017

TRLA Sues Victoria Rental Company for Harvey Scam
Victoria, Oct. 17, 2017

Residents Sue Formosa Plastics for Polluting Lavaca Bay
Point Comfort, July 31, 2017

Victory for Government Accountability
El Paso, July 24, 2017

Leaving Abusive Husband Is Not Abandonment
San Antonio, June 21, 2017

ED David Hall Announces Retirement
Mercedes, June 12, 2017

LUPE Members Denied Hurricane Dolly Should Contact TRLA
Mercedes, June 7,  2017

Beleaguered North Austin Tenants Ask Court for Extraordinary Measure
Austin, April 24,  2017

LUPE Members May Be Eligible For Benefits Under FEMA Ruling
Mercedes, April 19, 2017

TRLA Clients Announce “Intent to Sue” Formosa
Point Comfort, April 6,  2017

El Paso Woman to Sue Condo Association
March 29, 2017

New TRLA Team Helps Crime Survivors Handle Financial Problems
Mercedes, Feb. 14, 2017

TRLA Attorneys Defend El Paso Housing Complaint
El Paso, Feb. 3, 2017

Global Agribusiness Settles with Valley Farmworkers
Mercedes, Dec. 21, 2016

Injunction Sought for Bexar County Boys Denied Autism Treatment
San Antonio, Dec. 13, 2016

Health Officials Sued for Failing to Cover Autism Treatment
San Antonio, Dec. 6, 2016

Report: White House Agency Highlights TRLA Work
Austin, Nov. 30, 2016

Report: Anti-Homeless Laws on the Rise   
Austin, Nov. 18, 2016

Homeowners Threaten Suit Against San Antonio Developer   
San Antonio, Nov. 15, 2016

Attorneys Offer Free Services During Veterans Day Week  
Mercedes, Nov.8, 2016

TRLA’s September-October Work in Brief   
Austin, Oct. 31, 2016

Jury Rules with Del Rio Daycare Whistleblower   
Del Rio, Oct. 23, 2016

New El Paso Task Force Targets Real Estate Scams  
El Paso, Oct. 19, 2016

Number of Women Killed in Domestic Violence up 19 % in 2015
Round Rock, Oct. 3, 2016

Subway, Marble Slab Franchise Workers Recover Unpaid Wages in $195,000 Settlement
San Antonio, Sept. 1, 2016

16th Annual Shelter Conference Held in San Antonio
LASSA Blog, May 9th

Sanchez Honored with Noble Award
TRLA Times, April 28th