New Migrant Worker Education Program Receives Financial Support

Contact: Cynthia Martinez, Communications Director * 512-374-2764 * cmartinez@trla.org WESLACO, Texas – April 24, 2014 – The Texas Bar Foundation has awarded a grant of $9,220 to Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) in support of a new educational program aimed at empowering and educating migrant farmworkers on their legal rights.

Socorro Residents Sue City Over Summer Flooding

Contact: Alberto Mesta, Attorney * 915-585-5117 * amesta@trla.org Cynthia Martinez, Communications Director * 512-374-2764 * cmartinez@trla.org SOCORRO, Texas – December 11, 2013 – Thirty Socorro residents have filed a lawsuit against the City of Socorro alleging that their homes were intentionally flooded and suffered serious damage after heavy rains hit the area this summer. Represented…

Socorro Residents to Announce Legal Action in Response to Summer Flooding

MEDIA ADVISORY December 10, 2013 Contact: 
Cynthia Martinez, Communications Director * 512-374-2764 * cmartinez@trla.org SOCORRO, Texas – Represented by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA), thirty Socorro residents will be taking legal action against the City of Socorro in response to unprecedented flooding experienced in their neighborhood this summer. WHAT: Press conference to announce legal action…