Lone Star Legal Aid Celebrates 1 Year of The Safe Space Series

Houston, Texas - We are celebrating our 1-year anniversary of The Safe Space with a video montage of the past 12 episodes. The Safe Space is a live-streaming video outreach series aimed at providing survivors of sexual assault with free legal information and resources. Sexual violence can have an immediate and devastating effect on the … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Celebrates 1 Year of The Safe Space Series

Environmental Groups Demand EPA Investigate Texas Industrial Plant for Pollution-Driven Civil Rights Violations

The 85-Year-Old Oxbow Petroleum Coke Plant in Port Arthur is One of the Largest Sources of Sulfur Dioxide Pollution in the State EMBARGOED for Release: 10 am CST, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Media Contacts: Clarissa Ayala, Communications Director at Lone Star Legal Aid, (832) 627-8404 or cayala@lonestarlegal.org Ari Phillips, Environmental Integrity Project, (505) 629-6148, aphillips@environmentalintegrity.org … Continue reading Environmental Groups Demand EPA Investigate Texas Industrial Plant for Pollution-Driven Civil Rights Violations

Individuals Recently Separated or Divorced Stripped of Stimulus and Advanced Child Tax Credit Payments

Some people who are separated or have recently been divorced have been facing unique issues accessing Covid-19 recovery aid being provided through the IRS, namely the economic impact/stimulus payments and the soon-to-be deposited advance child tax credit payments. The first two Economic Impact payments were distributed based on information from 2018 to 2019 returns, and … Continue reading Individuals Recently Separated or Divorced Stripped of Stimulus and Advanced Child Tax Credit Payments

Brazoria County, TX Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List OPEN July 12-16, 2021

The Brazoria County Housing Authority (BCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is opening soon. Applications will be accepted from July 12, 2021 at 8:00 am, until July 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm CT. (No exceptions!) To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here. No paper applications will be accepted. In … Continue reading Brazoria County, TX Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List OPEN July 12-16, 2021

Los pagos anticipados del crédito tributario por hijos comienzan el 15 de julio de 2021

Normalmente, la desgravación fiscal para el año solo llega el año siguiente cuando declara sus impuestos, sin importar cuánto la necesite ahora. Muchas familias son elegibles para recibir la mitad del Crédito Tributario por Hijos para los impuestos del próximo año como pago mensual a partir de julio. Por cada niño de 6 a 17 … Continue reading Los pagos anticipados del crédito tributario por hijos comienzan el 15 de julio de 2021