Topic: Barbara Hines

Opinion: Congress Should End Immigrant Detention Quotas

April 9, 2014
Opinion: Congress Should End Immigrant Detention Quotas

The burgeoning business of immigrant detention is an overlooked and critical civil rights issue that demands our attention, says clinical law professor Barbara Hines. Read more.

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Law Students to Assist Rio Grande Valley's Undocumented High School and College Students

Dec. 13, 2012

University of Texas at Austin law students and faculty members will spend part of their winter break as volunteers in the Rio Grande Valley Jan. 7-10, working on projects including free clinics for undocumented high school and college students who may qualify for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Hosts "Civil Rights on the Border" Symposium

Feb. 25, 2011

The University of Texas School of Law's Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights and the Immigration and Nationality Section of the State Bar of Texas will co-sponsor a symposium about the controversial immigration issues on the United States-Mexico border on Tuesday, March 1.

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Experts Offer Analysis of Issues Facing 82nd Texas State Legislative Session

Jan. 11, 2011

January 11 marks the beginning of the 82nd Texas State Legislature. While the state budget and redistricting are set to be the most pressing issues that the legislature will tackle, a myriad of other issues are likely to come before the session. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss policy and political issues from a variety of perspectives.

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Immigration Clinic Director Barbara Hines Receives King Award for Immigrant Rights Work

Sept. 27, 2010

The National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild has named Barbara Hines, director of the Immigration Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law, the recipient of its Carol Weiss King Award for excellence in the pursuit of social justice through organizing, litigating and teaching.

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