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  • Houston Chronicle

    The effort is fledgling, but a Houston nonprofit hopes to distribute at least 500 disaster bags, filled with a handcrank flashlight, a first-aid kit, matches, emergency blankets, pocket tissues, a water purifier and a small radio.

  • CW39 Houston

    HOUSTON - Houstonians took to the streets SAturday for a call to action. They're demanding local GOP Leaders and the Trump administration to unite immigrant families who are still separated. Texas state senator Sylvia Garcia and other immigrant organizations teamed up at Settegast Park and marched to a proposed facility at 419 Emancipation where kids separated from their parents could be housed. Cesar Espinoza, Executive Director of FIEL, says, "We are going to keep coming out here until we get what we need, which is the federal gov't and the city not to allow permitting for the baby jail in houston. we feel positive in the sense that there are no kids here. We are still very

  • Houston Chronicle

    Activists from groups including FIEL, United We Dream and the Houston Autonomous Brown Berets, along with men, women and children, marched in a tight clump behind a blue cloth banner with "#AbolishICE" scrawled across it in large letters.



  • CW39 Houston

    HOUSTON— Family members and community leaders gathered outside of the Core Civic Center to demand action for Pakistanian student Mohammad Sarfaraz. Hussain, who is here on a student VISA was arrested and placed in an ICE detention center. Hussain told FIEL, that he was flying into Hobby Airport when TSA officers threatened to deport his family and forced him to sign a paper that relinquished his rights and was sent to an ICE detention center.

  • The Daily Sentinel

    A constituent talks with U.S. Senator Ted Cruz about how its been difficult for him to reach the senator during a campaign stop in Nacogdoches Friday. Cruz blamed the activist group Indivisible for flooding his offices with phone calls and emails.