Politics

In Photos: The Day Without Immigrants Rally in the East End

The peaceful protest in Guadalupe Plaza drew hundreds of supporters.

02/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Michael Paulsen

IAH

Pro Bono: Meet the Attorneys Helping Houstonians Navigate the Travel Ban

Lawyers crowded into Bush Intercontinental Airport offering free legal assistance to travelers caught flat-footed by President Trumps’s executive order.

02/09/2017 By Adam Doster Photography by Stuart Mullenburg

Essay

I Am a Refugee

In the streets of downtown Houston this weekend, as we chose humanity over fear, I felt at home.

01/30/2017 By Judy Le

Politics

In Photos: Houston Protestors Turn Out Against President Trump's Travel Ban

Thousands of Houstonians gathered at Bush Intercontinental Airport and Discovery Green over the weekend to make their voices heard.

01/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Politics

Mayor Sylvester Turner Issues Statement on Immigration

"HPD is not the Immigration and Naturalization Service."

01/26/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

In Houston, Immigrants and Immigration Attorneys Alike Brace for Change Under Trump

“I’m telling people that they need to have their affairs in order. Prepare for the worst, and expect the best.”

01/23/2017 By Adam Doster

Breaking Bad

The Holocaust Museum's First Bilingual Exhibit Tackles Immigration

Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964 explores timely lessons from exploitative programs of the past.

11/28/2016 By Greg Fails

City & Region

The Best of International Houston

An insider’s guide to the thriving local cultures of Houston’s 12 largest immigrant groups.

09/01/2015 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt By Nick Esquer, Marianella Orlando, and Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House Interview

Not All Lawyers!

By providing legal aid for unaccompanied immigrant children, Kids in Need of Defense turns the conventional view of attorneys on its head.

09/01/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Charity

The Dieudonne Family: How to Help

With your help, the Dieudonne family achieved their dream of going to Galveston. Find out how you can help them and other refugee families.

07/09/2014 By Scott Vogel

City & Region

The Struggle This Time

Houston, which has become the country’s number one refugee resettlement city, presents a new survival challenge for recent refugees.

06/02/2014 By Peter Holley Photography by Brian Goldman

Courts

The Nanny Trap

An investigation into a West U Fair Labor Standards Act suit quickly uncovers a global web of secrets and lies that may be impossible to unravel.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

Immigration

The Letter And The Law

Meet H: father, undocumented worker, Houstonian

09/30/2013 By Peter Holley