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This article was written by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services. It provides general, broad information about defenses to deportation. It contains information to help you figure out if you qualify for relief from deportation (formally known as “removal”).
This article tells the hospital visitation rights family members and dependents have to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) persons. This article was written by Human Rights Campaign. 
This article provides information on the housing rights of victims of family violence. This article was written by the Texas Council on Family Violence. 
This article was written by the Polaris Project. It provides information for victims/survivors of human trafficking to increase their safety. 
This article provides information about immigrants' rights under U.S. anti-discrimination laws. This article is exerpted from an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) pamphlet. 
This article answers common questions about immigration and education, with a focus on issues related to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This article was written by American Gateways.
This resource provides useful legal and practical information on what to do in case of contact with immigration. This resource was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article contains tips on interacting with police officers. This article was prepared by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.
This article provides information on involuntary commitments. This article was provided by the Texas District and County Attorneys Association.
This article tells you about what you can and cannot be fired for. This article tells you about how to file a charge of discrimination against an employer. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article tells you about the judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas. This article was written by Jane's Due Process. 
This article contains information on your rights under Title IX as it relates to sexual assault. This article was written by the American Civil Liberties Union
This article provides you with general information about your rights as an immigrant. This includes what police officers can and cannot do. This article was written by the Texas Civil Rights Project. 
This article provides information on domestic violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender relationships. It is adapted from content created by the Texas Council on Family Violence.
This article provides information about succeeding at work and protection against discrimination. This article was provided by the National Alliance on Mental illness.
This article tells you about ways members of the military and their families may be able to gain U.S. Citizenship. This article was written by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service. 
This article tells what you need to know if you're thinking about applying for a mortgage to buy, refinance or make improvements to your home. This article was written by the Federal Trade Commission. 
This article provides answers to common questions about national origin discrimination. Specifically, if and how you can file against it. This article is written by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
This article contains a link to a handbook entitled "Peace of Mind: A Guide to Supporting Special Kids with Special Needs”. The handbook is intended to identify and generally explain the unique issues that parents of children with special needs commonly face including, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, housing...
This article provides information and answers on powers of attorney in Texas, including what it does, how to end it, and what are the advantages of a power of attorney. This article was written by the Legal Hotline for Texans at the Texas Legal Services Center.