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How We’re Using Data on Houston’s Growing Diversity to Drive Naturalization Strategies

The Migration Policy Institute recently published “Immigration and Integration in the Ever More Diverse Houston Area,” a robust report about immigrant communities in the nine-county Greater Houston area. Here, our civic engagement program team members Meghna Goswami and Gislaine Williams explain the report’s importance to their work and why it matters for the community at large.
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Houston Endowment Exhibits Four Local Artists Highlighting Immigrant Stories

The latest installation of the Jones Artist Awards Program, titled Where Is Home?, features the works of four Houston-area artists who explore the concept of ‘home’ and the complex relationship of culture, memory, and identity. These artists are Nela Garzón, Lorena Molina, Sneha Bhavsar, and Marcos Hernández Chávez.
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Four Local Artists Recognized in Exhibition Featuring Immigrant Stories

Local artists Nela Garzón, Lorena Molina, Sneha Bhavsar, and Marcos Hernández Chávez have been selected for the Houston Endowment Jones Artist Awards Program, a distinction created to recognize local emerging artists and reflect the many stories and perspectives of Greater Houston’s residents. They will showcase their work in a collaborative installation entitled Where is Home?.
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The Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy Immigration Clinic at Texas Southern University Receives $1 Million

The Texas Southern University Foundation recently announced it was awarded more than $1 million to support the establishment and operations of The Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law’s Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, Inc. (ECI) Immigration Clinic. The clinic will focus on the expansion of assistance for applying for U.S. citizenship and navigating the naturalization process.