Press Releases

14 Mar ADVISORY: Introducting the Lone Star Victims Advocacy Project

En español abajo For Immediate Publication Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Contact: Melissa Martinez, Communications Coordinator Phone: 512.474.5073 ext. 110 Email: melissa@texascivilrightsproject.org *** PRESS ADVISORY *** Press conference introducing the Lone Star Victims Advocacy Project The Lone Star Victims Advocacy Project advocates for, educates, and provides free legal services to empower immigrant victims of...

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24 Jan STATEMENT: Lawmaker’s letter is inappropriate and furthers hateful discrimination

        For Immediate Release Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Contact: Zenén Jaimes Pérez, Communications Director Phone: 512.474.5073 ext. 116 Email: zenen@texascivilrightsproject.org   STATEMENT: Lawmaker’s letter is inappropriate and furthers hateful discrimination Austin, TX — In a letter dated January 11, 2017, freshman state Rep. Kyle Biedermann, R-Fredericksburg, asked mosque leaders and Muslim student associations...

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05 Dec RELEASE: Judge orders officials to stop asking illegal interview questions

For Immediate Release Monday, December 5, 2016 Contact: Zenén Jaimes Pérez, Communications Director Phone: 512.914.5905 Email: zenen@texascivilrightsproject.org RELEASE: Judge orders officials to stop asking illegal interview questions Williamson County commissioners asked illegal questions about abortion, same-sex marriage and religious affiliation in constable interview   Williamson County, TX — Federal District Judge David Ezra...

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