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Domestic Violence In Immigrant Communities

Oct 30, 2014
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Each minute, 24 people are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States. That’s according to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and William Holston of the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas explains in this commentary why immigrants face additional challenges.

Each year on June 20th, World Refugee Day recognizes the resilience of forcibly displaced people across the globe. Commentator William Holston says refugees are closer to you than you know.

Their services usually come at a cost. But commentator and attorney William Holston says National Pro Bono week (Oct. 20-26) reminds us lawyers also put in many hours on a volunteer basis.

American Freedom Through An Immigrant's Eyes

Jul 3, 2013

As a lawyer for Human Rights Initiative of North Texas, William Holston has represented immigrants to this country since 1999. He explains in this commentary how immigrants have helped him see our country’s freedoms with fresh perspective.

Why Human Rights Should Be Part Of Immigration Reform

Apr 16, 2013

  

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators – the so-called “Gang of Eight" – today is expected unveil a proposal for immigration reform. The proposal has been in negotiations for weeks. But commentator William Holston feels something’s been missing from the discourse on this issue.

Ending The Silence About Rape

Feb 15, 2013
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Commentator William Holston faces numerous issues in his work at the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas, but he says the issue of sexual assault requires immediate worldwide attention.

Reasons To Give Thanks

Nov 21, 2012

The Thanksgiving holiday for many means time off from work spent at home with loved ones and a large meal to mark the occasion. But commentator William Holston notes some aren’t as thankful for that and more as they could be.

William Holston turned 55 this year.  While others may be looking ahead to retirement, he decided it wasn’t too late to start over again.