Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid | Texas Public Radio

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid

More than a dozen tenants were locked out of their units at Olmos Club Apartments for late payments.
Dominic Anthony Walsh / Texas Public Radio

The Texas Supreme Court’s statewide hold on eviction proceedings ends on Monday. Some cities and counties have implemented their own extensions, and many renters are protected under federal law. But unprotected renters without the ability to pay rent are at the mercy of their landlords. 


Photo by fancycrave1on Pixabay: http://bit.ly/37jFIcO

One of the major challenges with on-the-job sexual harassment claims is that survivors are not aware of all of their rights.


A Texas state agency is refusing to issue birth certificates for children of undocumented immigrants, a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Austin charges. The suit, filed on behalf of six mothers who were not born in the United States, alleges that the Texas Department of State Health Services has an undeclared policy preventing its employees from issuing the certificates despite the fact that children born on American soil to undocumented immigrants are legal U.S. citizens.

Jennifer Harbury, an attorney with Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, filed the suit.