Houston Matters

One Year In: How is the Houston Office of Human Rights First Helping the Area’s Asylum Seekers?

Posted on · About a year ago, Human Rights First set up an office in Houston. The non-profit group connects area lawyers offering pro bono legal services to asylum seekers. Human Rights First had been operating in New York and Washington, but opened up the Houston office on the campus of South Texas College of Law last year […]

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Autism, Houston Law Firms & A Long Walk Home: Houston Matters for Thursday, April 17, 2014

Posted on · Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S, with one in every 68 children having the disorder. In 2012, Texas health officials reported almost 90-thousand children in the state have autism, and they estimate another 28-thousand Texas children will have it by 2017. On today’s Houston Matters, we’ll talk with a local mom […]