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This toolkit will assist you in filing a pro-se asylum application. FORMS ARE INCLUDED. For more information regarding asylum requirements, please read the “Asylum Publication”.
This toolkit is designed to help you understand what you can do when dealing with human trafficking issues—and what help is available. This toolkit was written by American Gateways (and contains information from other organizations too).   
This toolkit is designed to provide you with information to help you understand your employment rights if you are an immigrant and how the employment law affects you. This toolkit was written by American Gateways, with resources from other organizations as well.
This toolkit is designed to give you information to help you understand the United States immigration process. This toolkit was written by American Gateways, with resources from other organizations too. 
This toolkit can provide you with useful information about the rights immigrants have to an education. This toolkit was written by American Gateways. 
This article is intended to help advocates and others who help people who experience the often difficult transition from incarceration to the dominant society. It summarizes some of the legal hurdles caused by a criminal record and provides guidance on how to effectively manage these barriers to re-entry. It is written by...
This article contains links to a variety of information on Texas Abortion rights. It was composed by TexasLawHelp Staff so you could better understand your rights to get an abortion in Texas. 
This article provides information on the Affordable Care Act for people with disabilities. This article is adapted from a fact sheet by Disability Rights Texas.  
This article discusses the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and gives examples of age discrimination and what qualifies as harassment. This article was written by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
This article tells you general information regarding the application of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to agricultural employment. This article was written by U.S Department of Labor. 
This article answers frequently asked questions about gender marker change in Texas.  
This article provides information on area agencies on aging, and how to get help. The information is from the web site of Texas Health and Human Services.
This article contains information to help immigrants avoid scams targeting them. This article was written by the Federal Trade Commission. 
This article contains information about your rights to birth control in the context of access, health insurance, and programs to help you get birth control. This content comes from Jane's Due Process, the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, and Healthcare.gov. 
This article provides answers to common questions about gaining U.S. Citizenship. Specifically, when and how someone can apply to become a U.S. citizen and more. This article was written by American Gateways. 
This article contains information on protecting the rights of servicemembers. It was written by the U.S. Department of Justice - Civil Rights Division
This article provides answers to common questions about colonias in Texas. Specifically, where they are found, their devolopment and current conditions. This article is adapted from material by the Texas Secretary of State. 
This article provides information about creditor discrimination, terms of credit, and evaluating your income. This article was provided by the Federal Trade Commission.