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#MeToo for Asylum Seekers

#MeToo for Asylum Seekers

Immigrant women seeking refuge from domestic violence are more likely to face deportation under new Department of Justice decision. HOUSTON: Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a legal decision that erodes protections for domestic violence survivors. Through a seldom-used legal procedure, Sessions reversed the Board of Immigration Appeals’ grant of asylum to a Salvadoran domestic violence […]

Hillcroft Motorists Honk to Support Daya’s One Voice 2014 to End Domestic Violence

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: On Saturday, October 25 afternoon, the Hillcroft district turned into an Indian street scene with cars honking in support of the community gathering organized by Daya to commemorate October as domestic the violence awareness month. Daya volunteers, staffers, board members and volunteers formed a human chain along Hillcroft at the intersection […]

Dinner Honoring Daya at Consul General’s Home

By Lakshmy Parameswaran HOUSTON: Daya, an organization serving South Asian survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault was inaugurated in 1996 by the then Consul General of India, Swashpawan Singh. Since then, Daya has been fortunate to have the support of every Consul General and his spouse who succeeded Swashpawan Singh in Houston. This relationship […]