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Somos Semillas Presents RAICES With $6,000 To Reunite Families
The fundraiser strengthened community bonds and inspired attendees
"...the event’s organizers presented a check, totaling $6,383 to RAICES’ Family Reunification Program...."

July 17, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

RAICES Rejects Salesforce Donation
Check (yourself), please
"...Talk about integrity. RAICES – the state's largest immigrant legal services nonprofit –..."

July 27, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

RAICES Launches "Abolish ICE Box" Campaign at SXSW
Nonprofit decries detention conditions with -10° pod
"...RAICES, Texas’ largest legal aid group serving migrants, launched at..."

March 8, 2019 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Border Violations
What happened to the thousands of unaccompanied children who crossed the U.S. border last year?
"...Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services (RAICES), explaining that the U.S. was very slow in getting..."

April 3, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Grown Ups 3 Comes to Life in Austin
Hot spec script gets a reading at ColdTowne to benefit RAICES
" on Friday, Jan. 24, with all proceeds benefiting RAICES...."

Jan. 22, 2020 Arts Post by James Scott

How to Help Detained Migrant Families
Make an impact by contributing to these advocacy groups
" legal services for detained migrants and asylum seekers. RAICES..."

July 15, 2019 News Post by Katelyn Landry

Gay Place
Strength in numbers, strength in community
"...and Fuego, has helped curate an epic fundraiser for RAICES at Cheer Up Charlies. The goal: Raise money to..."

July 6, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

How to Help Families Separated at the Border
Ways to volunteer, ways to donate, ways to take action
"...sandals, non-perishable food items, deodorant, hygienic supplies, and water. RAICES..."

June 20, 2018 Emergency Post by Kimberley Jones

El Quemado
For more than 40 years, José Francisco Treviño has been exploring the world of art. Now, in the largest retrospective it has ever presented, Mexic-Arte Museum shows us Treviño's discoveries, and Mary Jane Garza explains how they came to be.
" from his high school days to the present, "Raices Sin Fronteras -- A Retrospective" is the largest exhibition..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Arts Feature by Mary Jane Garza

Austin's 10 queerest highlights of 2018
"...the Somos Semillas crew for raising $6,383 for the RAICES Family Reunification Program. And to the 2018 Queer Dance..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Paxton Sues San Antonio Over SB 4
AG takes his anti-"sanctuary cities" show down the road
"...contracts with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Catholic Charities, and RAICES, "the same immigration law firm called to the scene..."

Dec. 7, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Cheers to Circle Brewing Co.'s Beto Beer
Doing your civic duty one pint at a time
"...Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES); the brewery will donate $1 to RAICES for every..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Food Post by Melanie Laporte

De Novo Comes to Texas
Jeffrey Solomon's play brings the violence of Central America to life
"...Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services (RAICES), explains that the control gangs have over certain neighborhoods..."

Oct. 9, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

ICE Draws Fire for “Sham” Detention Contracts
Local groups say U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shouldn't get away with sidestepping federal protocol
"...a letter dated Dec. 5, organizations including Grassroots Leadership, RAICES, Austin DSA Immigrant Rights Committee, and the Austin Sanctuary..."

Dec. 13, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Glossier Is Coming to South Congress
The cult fave internet makeup shop pops up for a limited time only
"...each one sold will be donated to local nonprofit RAICES, which provides social services, legal representation, and advocacy to..."

Oct. 21, 2019 Chron Events Post by Sarah Marloff

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
"...Residence Yocelyn Riojas and Jerry Silguero in partnership with Raices. A sneak peek into our programming for Viva la..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Chron Events Post

Everything You Need to Know if ICE Knocks on Your Door
Know your rights
"...RAICES, 512/994-2199,"

July 26, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Qmmunity: A Well-Deserved Celebration for Cheer Up Charlies
And so many hot events, we can't reco them all!
"...Six years ago, my girlfriend and I walked into..."

April 19, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Kinda Tropical Closed, Owes $63K in Taxes
The venue is known for its electronic music, avocado toast, and sake
" music from local artists and holding fundraisers for RAICES and Casa Marianella. Their Instagram account shows an active..."

Jan. 24, 2019 Food Post by Jessi Cape

"...hunger strike to demand their release. Nonprofit advocacy group RAICES says the immigrants are being held there without information..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature

Gay Place
A sign of good things to come?
"...was invited to document Somos Semillas' check presentation to RAICES (also working to reunite families) at Cheer Up Charlies..."

July 20, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Austin Tattoo Shops Offering Friday the 13th Deals
Looking for a lucky tattoo? We’ve got you covered.
"...(cash only). The proceeds, however, will be donated to RAICES to help reunite families. See his Instagram @el_sando for..."

July 12, 2018 Chron Events Post by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
Know what queers know!
"...RAICES Fundraiser: Somos Semillas Help raise funds for children torn..."

June 29, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Playback – Kinky Friedman: Between the Lines
Kinky Friedman's first album of original songs in 35 years: "How hard could it be?"
"...chicken plates and taking donations to raise money for RAICES, a nonprofit providing legal defense for migrant families affected..."

June 29, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Duality of Southwest Key
An East Austin nonprofit in the immigration debate
"...whereabouts. However, steadfast efforts by Austin Con­gressman Lloyd Dog­gett, RAICES, and local attorneys helped reunite the two, making Luisa..."

June 29, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

What Now for DREAMers?
The clock is ticking for the 120,000 DACA recipients in Texas
"...clients include American Gateways, Catholic Charities of Central Texas, RAICES, and Justice for Our Neighbors. Boehne suggests DREAMers get..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Protesters Stage Sit-in at Governor's Office to Oppose Sanctuary Cities Bill
Activists won't move until Abbott vetoes "racist" bill
"...“unconstitutional” and “unjust.” The sit-in, organized by Grassroots Leadership, RAICES, ICE Out of Austin, Sanctuary in the Streets, and..."

May 1, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Gina Chavez Tour Diary 5: Dominican Republic
A vibrant lesson in infectious polyrhythms and communal spirit
"...first concert gifted us the opportunity to collaborate with Raices Folcloricas, a Sainaguá atabales group whose smiles alone made..."

April 29, 2016 Music Post by Gina Chavez

Choosing Detention Over Death
Refugees come to the U.S. seeking protection, find detention instead

Dec. 25, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Tales of the Refugees
"...studies, and Jonathan Ryan, executive director of San Antonio-based RAICES (Refugee and Immigrant Cen­ter for Education and Legal Services)...."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

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