Millions Raised For Immigrants Will Be Used To Provide Legal Support

Audio, Interview (Texas)

Millions Raised For Immigrants Will Be Used To Provide Legal Support

June 21, 2018 | Mary Louise Kelly | National Public Radio (NPR)
Mary Louise Kelly talks with Jenny Hixon, outreach director for the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, about the millions of dollars raised to help immigrants at detention centers and how the organization is using the funds.
Tags: Detention Centers | Family Separation | Funding: Private/Foundation

S.F. tenants facing eviction could soon have the right to a free attorney

Audio, News Story (California)

S.F. tenants facing eviction could soon have the right to a free attorney

May 23, 2018 | Andrew Stelzer | KALW (San Francisco) (local NPR)
If the ballot initiative passes, it would be a watershed moment for a growing national movement. Cities across the country — especially those with housing shortages — are making legal counsel a basic right, not just a privilege for those who can afford it.
Tags: Civil Right to Counsel | Housing: Eviction