Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee announces Afghan solider who fought alongside US troops during war is now freed after being jailed in Texas
Last month, a man reached out to us for help regarding his brother who was seeking asylum from the Taliban, but ended up behind bars in Texas even though he helped the US in the war. Now, his brother is now free after what has been described as a grueling four months behind bars.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee calls for emergency federal action on COVID-19
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Democrat representing the 18th Congressional District of Texas, is calling upon the federal government pursuant to the Presidential Emergency Declaration on COVID-19 to intervene immediately with resources to help combat COVID-19 in Texas.
Who got tested? First wave of coronavirus testing shows a gap from high-risk population
HOUSTON – A free coronavirus testing site opened to anyone released data on who is and isn’t getting tested in Houston. The drive-thru testing facility at United Memorial Medical Center conducted 400 coronavirus tests Thursday, according to the office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, who helped facility open this weekend. Health officials have cautioned that an increase in coronavirus testing will lead to an increase in new cases. The line of cars, hours long and for the second day in a row, tells the story. in Houston, open to anyone, released information about who is and isn’t getting tested for the virus behind the pandemic.