Press Releases

15 Aug STATEMENT: On the fifth anniversary of DACA, we are fighting for immigrant youth

For Immediate Release Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Contact: Melissa Martinez Phone: 210.867.3506 Email: melissa@texascivilrightsproject.org STATEMENT: On the fifth anniversary of DACA, we are fighting for immigrant youth Austin, TX — Today marks 5 years since immigrant youth first applied for protection through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program....

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19 Jul RELEASE: Federal judge orders State of Texas to address prison heat

For Immediate Release Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Contact: Zenen Jaimes Perez, Communications Director Phone: 512.474.5073 ext. 116 Email: zenen@texascivilrightsproject.org RELEASE: Federal judge orders State of Texas to address prison heat TCRP, alongside Edwards Law, sued for more humane conditions on behalf of six inmates at the Wallace Pack Unit near Houston Read...

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06 Jul RELEASE: TCRP seeks information about coordination between Texas Secretary of State and Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity

Today the Texas Civil Rights Project  sent two Texas Public Information Act (PIA) Requests to the Texas Secretary of State requesting all documents showing communication between the Secretary and the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity as well as communication with the Department of Justice’s...

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