TPS for Syrians Extended 18 Months

Posted on January 05, 2015 by Kathryn N. Karam

The Department of Homeland Security has announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been redesignated and the TPS period has been extended for 18 months for Syrians.

Kathryn N. Karam featured as a Volunteer Attorney with Tahirih Justice Center

Posted on October 24, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

Tahirih Justice Center is featuring Kathryn Karam on its website as a volunteer attorney.

20th Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act

Posted on September 09, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

This week, as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, it is important to note the benefits this law has given to immigrant women experiencing domestic violence. In my law practice, I have used the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) as a vehicle to assist clients in seeking legal status in the United States away from abusive spouses.

UT Law Immigration Clinic Professor: Detaining Families is a Repeat of Past Mistakes

Posted on September 06, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

Professor Barbara Hines, Immigration Law Clinical Professor at the University of Texas School of Law and Co-Counsel in 2006 litigation against the T. Don Hutto family detention center, explains why the current Department of Homeland Security policy of detaining families is a repeat of our past mistakes and a lack of compassion for families fleeing violence, crime, gangs and poverty.

June 20th is World Refugee Day

Posted on June 20, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

Today is World Refugee Day.

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