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NHI Alumna Valeria Alvarado Launches Immigrant Story Project

Posted: February 3, 2017 at 2:25 pm   /   Alumni, Featured, NHI News

Valeria Alvarado learned a lot from her involvement in National Hispanic Institute. From her Great Debate project administrators Carlos Paz and Sonia Lopez, when she prepared to represent Houston in the 2012 Texas Great Debate, she learned first-hand about public policy and activism, and her work with a neighborhood center and on a mayoral campaign […]

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NHI’s Michelle Saenz-Rodriguez Helps Free DFW Travel Ban Detainees

Posted: January 31, 2017 at 11:26 pm   /   Featured, Media Coverage

This past Saturday morning, Michelle Saenz-Rodriguez — the Dallas-based immigration lawyer who chairs the National Hispanic Institute’s board of directors — was on a weekend trip with her mom in Oklahoma when a colleague called her to ask about a rumor of detained international travelers at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The detainees were, of course, […]

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NHI to Return to Arizona for Recruiting

Posted: December 10, 2016 at 3:26 pm   /   Featured, NHI News, NHI Programs

Last year, a group of students from Arizona made its mark on the National Hispanic Institute’s California LDZ Youth Legislative Session at the University of San Diego. About 30 students in all (including the group from University High School in Tucson, pictured above) participated in the conference, and this year, NHI wants even more students […]

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