Casework Success Stories

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October 29, 2019 Casework Success Stories

Ngoni came to Dallas as a refugee from Zimbabwe. While he waited for his asylum case to process, he worked at a local church, helping with prison ministry and outreach to the church’s Zimbabwean congregants.

October 21, 2019 Casework Success Stories

Tetsade and her family immigrated from Brazil to Dallas so she and her husband could further their studies. After receiving her doctorate in neuroscience, Tetsade was offered a position at a local research institution conducting lab research on the nervous system.

October 9, 2019 Casework Success Stories

A couple of years ago, Garland resident James broke his arm at work. Because his injuries were serious, James collected workers’ compensation while he was recovering. 

October 7, 2019 Casework Success Stories

Jishan immigrated from Bangladesh to Dallas on a student visa to pursue his education. When he completed his master’s degree, he applied for a work permit so he could pursue Optional Practical Training (OPT).

October 4, 2019 Casework Success Stories

Gary, a resident of Richardson, filed his taxes earlier this year, but unfortunately, he never received the tax return he was owed.  

September 24, 2019 Casework Success Stories

George immigrated to Garland from India to serve as a pastor at a local church. He applied for his social security card from the Social Security Administration (SSA), and after ten months, three visits to SSA offices, and four more requests, he still hadn’t received the card. 

September 19, 2019 Casework Success Stories

Joan served as a teacher for Dallas ISD, and purposely resigned early to qualify for an exemption to the Government Pension Offset (GPO), in order to collect her husband’s social security benefits. 

August 8, 2019 Casework Success Stories

Mary and her husband were longtime residents of Garland. Mary’s husband selflessly and honorably served in our nation’s armed forces. Unfortunately, late last year Mary’s husband passed away. After he passed, Mary’s bills began to pile up.

July 25, 2019 Casework Success Stories

After serving alongside our troops as a translator in Iraq for the U.S. Army, Jinan immigrated to the United States and settled in Dallas to begin her new life. As part of her transition to life in the U.S., Jinan applied for a green card. After serving alongside the U.S.

June 3, 2019 Casework Success Stories

Julie is a social worker from Garland who worked at nonprofit organizations for over a decade. During this time, she stayed up to date with her student loan payments in order to qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.