EP51: Immigration on the Texas Border, Before and After COVID-19

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In early March, we spoke with NASW-Texas chapter Executive Director Will Francis, LMSW, and Government Relations Director, Alison Mohr Boleware, LMSW, about what the immigration crisis looks like in their state. Then the coronavirus health crisis hit North America, so we spoke with them again in April to see how things changed.

Published April 28, 2020

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Related Organizations

Detention Watch Network is a national coalition building power through collective advocacy, grassroots organizing, and strategic communications to abolish immigration detention in the United States.

RAICES (The Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services) is a nonprofit agency that promotes justice by providing free and low-cost legal services to underserved immigrant children, families, and refugees.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Texas is the leading civil rights organization in the Lone Star State.

Lonestar Victims Advocacy Project provides free immigration legal services to victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse in underserved areas of Texas.

Girasol Texas Girasol strives to help Texas immigrant children and families to heal from trauma through support, education, and connection.

Refugee Services of Texas welcomes refugees, asylees, survivors of trafficking and other displaced peoples, and supports them in integrating and thriving in their new communities.

University of Texas at Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work

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