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Immigration/ Refugee Services

American Gateways- Immigration, Refugee, & Legal Services

The Mission of American Gateways: To champion the dignity and human rights of immigrants, refugees and survivors of persecution, torture, conflict and human trafficking through exceptional immigration legal services at no or low cost, education and advocacy. Explore the website below for information on services.

American Immigration Lawyers Association


For legal assistance with immigration, deportation, Visas, Adoptions, etc.

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Caritas Legal Services

Provides legal aid to low-income and immigrant families as well as those who are victims of crime, domestic violence and human trafficking.  Additionally, free site based legal clinics called “Ask-A-Lawyer” are available to anyone seeking information about any legal issue.

Participants are offered legal information, and if necessary, referrals to legal aid or to other attorneys who will work on a sliding scale or a payment plan.  Non-immigration consultations are by appointment only.  Immigration consultations are available on a walk-in basis Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Please contact Evelyn Huron, program director, for additional information at 210-433-3256.

Center for Refugee Services (CRS)

Our mission is to promote the wellness, self-sufficiency, and successful community integration of resettled refugees and their families. Provides a multitude of resources: Health & Educational Resources; English classes; Health and wellness support; Employment assistance; Food pantry; Children and Youth Activities; Transportation assistance.

Immi- Immigration Services

Immi helps immigrants in the U.S. understand their legal options. Our online screening tool, legal information, and referrals to nonprofit legal services organizations are always free to use. Immi was created by the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net, two nonprofit organizations dedicated to increasing acces to justice for low-income immigrants.

Interfaith Welcome Coalition

Meeting the changing needs of asylum seekers, Accompaniment for immigrants traveling through San Antonio. refugees and at-risk immigrants in collaboration with others.


Also browse the Resources for Migrant section

Migrant Resources Page

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid provides free civil legal services to residents in 68 Southwest Texas counties, and represents migrant and seasonal farm workers throughout the state. TRLA also operates public defender programs that serve at least 10 Texas counties, representing low-income and indigent people accused of felonies, misdemeanors, and juvenile crimes.
TRLA has developed other special programs that serve specific client populations: Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault (LASSA), funded by TAJF; the Texas Foster Youth Justice Project, and Texas C-Bar, which provides legal services to small businesses and nonprofits.


Check out the website for more information and for hotline consultation.


The Migrant Center for Human Rights

Immigration legal services for low income immigrants and asylum seekers; know your rights; representations for detained immigrants.

Refugee & Immigrant Center for Educational and Legal Services (RAICES)

Immigration legal services for low income Texas residents and asylum seekers, know your rights presentations, refugee resettlement, and payment of immigration bonds.

Are you a San Antonio resident in immigration detention needing representation? Check out the website for more information on programs available.

The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights

The Young Center is a champion for the rights and best interests of unaccompanied immigrant children, making sure that wherever they land, whether here in the U.S. or in their home country, they are safe.


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