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1. Boat People SOS

11360 Bellaire Blvd. Ste. 910

Houston, TX  77072

: (281) 530-6888

Website:  www.bpsoshou.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Vietnamese
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • legal assistance
  • information sessions
  • help with VAWA, U-Visa, T-Visa, Asylum, Adjustment of Status, Family Sponsorship, Naturalization, and Removal Proceedings
  • DACA

:  Jessica Zarate

(832) 300-5553

jessica.zarate@bpsos.org

2. Bonding Against Adversity

10202 Ripple Lake Drive

Houston, TX  77065

: (713)471-5832

Website:  www.bondingagainstadversity.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • assistance with citizenship (N600) applications
  • assistance with naturalization (N400) applications
  • information sessions
  • referrals to immigration attorneys

:  Mariana Sanchez

marianas@bondingagainstadversity.org

3. Catholic Charities St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance

2900 Louisiana Street

Houston, TX  77006

: (713) 874-6570

Website:  www.catholiccharities.org/cabrinicenter

Legal Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • legal assistance
  • information sessions/”charlas”
  • help with naturalization and citizenship applications
  • legal help for Family Petitions, Naturalization, Cuban Adjustment, Refugee and Asylee Adjustment, T Visa, U Visa, & VAWA, Asylum, Unaccompanied Minors
  • DACA

egardea@catholiccharities.org

4. Chinese Community Center

9800 Town Park Drive

Houston, TX  77036

: (713) 271-6100

Website:  www.ccchouston.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Chinese

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • assistance with naturalization (N400) applications
  • free legal clinics through the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program – 3rd Wednesday of every month 1:30-3:30pm.
  • referrals to immigration attorneys

:  Aly Pittman

(713) 271-6100 x203

apittman@ccchouston.org

5. City of Houston, Office of International Communities

6400 High Star #131

Houston, TX  77074

: (713)778-6503

Website:  www.houstontx.gov/oic

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • information sessions in partnership with other organizations
  • City of Houston resources

:  Benito Juarez

benito.juarez@houstontx.gov

6. Ethiopian Community Organization in Houston

6440 Hillcroft Avenue, Suite 307

Houston, TX  77081

: (832)573-3699

Website:  www.ethiocoh.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Amharic

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • assistance with citizenship (N600) applications
  • assistance with naturalization (N400) applications
  • information sessions
  • referrals to immigration attorneys

:  Belay Andarge

bandarge@yahoo.com

7. Fe y Justicia Worker Center

1805 West Alabama, 2nd Floor

Houston, TX  77098

: (713) 862-8222

Website:  www.houstonworkers.org/

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • information sessions

fjwc@houstonworkers.org

8. Fort Bend Lawyers Care

310 Morton Street, Suite 566

Houston, TX 77471

: (281) 239-0015

Website:  www.fortbendlawyerscare.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish (limited)

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • free legal advice by phone to residents of Fort Bend County

info@fortbendlawyerscare.org

9. Houston Volunteer Lawyers

1111 Bagby, Suite FLB 300

Houston, TX  77002

: (713) 228-0735

Website:  www.makejusticehappen.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish (limited)

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • free and low-cost legal assistance
  • referrals to volunteer attorneys

info@hvlp.org

10. Human Rights First

1303 San Jacinto Street, 9th Floor

Houston, TX  77002

: (713) 955-1360

Website:  www.humanrightsfirst.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • free legal representation for immigrants seeking asylum, including those in immigration detention centers
  • help with asylum or other protection-based forms of immigration status

TXProbono@humanrightsfirst.org

11. Justice For Our Neighbors

2220 Broadway Street

Houston, TX  77012

: (713) 454-6470

Website:  www.jfonhouston-etx.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • legal assistance
  • information sessions

: Brenda Diaz

(713) 454-6473

bdiaz@jfonhouston-etx.org

12. Kids In Need of Defense (KIND)

1303 San Jacinto Street, 9th Floor

Houston, TX  77002

: (832) 779-4030

Website:  www.supportkind.org

Services Available in:

  • English

Types of Immigration Services Available:

info@supportkind.org

13. Lone Star Legal Aid – Houston Office

1415 Fannin
Houston, Texas 77002

: (800) 733-8394

Website:  www.lonestarlegal.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Vietnamese
  • Spanish
  • Others as needed

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • free/low-cost legal assistance to those who qualify financially
  • help with cases involving VAWA (divorces, SAPCRS, domestic violence, human trafficking, etc.)
14. Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM)

1625 Blalock Road

Houston, TX  77080

: (713) 468-4516 ext. 170

Website:  www.helpherehelpnow.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • legal assistance
  • weekly information sessions
  • help with Family Petitions, Adjustment of Status, Work Authorization, Citizenship Application

info@maministries.org

15. Mi Familia Vota

7500 Bellaire Blvd. Ste. 762/BB24

Houston, TX  77036

: (281) 979-0790

Website:  www.mifamiliavota.us

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • DAPA/DACA information sessions
  • DAPA/DACA application workshops
  • DAPA/DACA document review

:  Melissa Miranda, Houston Coordinator

melissam@mifamiliavota.org

16. Neighborhood Centers Inc.

Baker-Ripley Center
6500 Rookin Street, Suite 104-B

Houston, TX  77074

: (713) 273-3707

Website:  www.neighborhood-centers.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • legal assistance
  • immigration forums/workshops
  • citizenship classes
  • DACA

immigration@neighborhood-centers.org

17. OCA-Greater Houston

9800 Town Park Dr., Suite 142

Houston, TX  77036

: (281) 968-9131

Website:  www.ocahouston.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • referrals to attorneys
  • information sessions

:  Aarica Chambers

aarica.chambers@ocahouston.org

18. The Metropolitan Organization

4141 Southwest Freeway, Suite 650

Houston, TX  77027

: (713) 807-1429

Website:  www.tmohouston.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • information sessions

TMO@tmohouston.net

19. United We Dream – Houston

United We Dream Office at MECA
1900 Kane Street, Suite 116

Houston, TX  77007

: (713) 955-5814

Website:  www.weownthedream.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

:  Oscar Hernandez
(713) 714-6452
oscar@unitedwedream.org

20. Houston College of Law Legal Clinics

1303 San Jacinto Street

Houston, TX  77002

: (713) 646-2990

Website:  www.stcl.edu/clinics/asylum_and_human_trafficking_clinic

Services Available in:

  • English

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • legal representation to immigrants seeking asylum or who are victims of human trafficking
  • Help preparing T-visas, U-visas, or asylum applications (immigration relief for foreign trafficked victims)

lawclinics@stcl.edu

21. Ser and Hacer (The Children’s Center)

PO Box 2600

Galveston, TX  77553

: (409) 692-7338

Website:  www.thechildrenscenterinc.org/ser-and-hacer/

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • citizenship workshops
  • ESL classes

:  Magdalena Alvarado
magdalenaa@thechildrenscenterinc.org

22. Tahirih Justice Center

1717 St. James Place, Suite 320

Houston, TX  77056

: (713) 496-0100

Website:  www.tahirih.org/houston

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Mandarin
  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Korean
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Farsi
  • Others, as needed

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • legal representation for women and girls who are victims of human rights abuses, including female genital mutilation, rape, torture, human trafficking, honor crimes, forced marriage, widow rituals and domestic violence
  • Assistance with Special Immigration Juvenile Status and other forms of relief for girls under 21 Asylum and related Refugee Protection Human Trafficking work, T Visas U Visas and representation under the Violence Against Women Act

houston@tahirih.org

23. Texas Organizing Project

2404 Caroline

Houston, TX  77004

: (832)582-0061

Website:  www.organizetexas.org

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • information sessions

:  Alain Cisneros
(832) 887-8170
acisneros@organizetexas.org

24. University of Houston Law Center

100 Law Center TU II Room 56

Houston, TX  77204-6060

: (713) 743-2094

Website:  www.law.uh.edu/clinic

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • legal representation for cases involving asylum (affirmative and defensive), federal and administrative appeals, U and T visas, Violence Against Women Act, Cancellation of Removal, family, naturalization and citizenship.
  • DACA

jheppard@central.uh.edu

25. YMCA International Services

6300 Westpark Drive, Suite 600

Houston, TX  77057

: (713) 339-9015

Website:  www.ymcahouston.org/ymca-international/

Services Available in:

  • English

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • Immigration legal services and representation for: asylum, employment authorization, family petitions, naturalization and citizenship, removal/deportation proceedings, victims of crime, domestic violence and human trafficking
  • Walk-in clinic every Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

:  Brian Schaeffer
brian.schaeffer@ymcahouston.org

26. Mexican Consulate in Houston

4506 Caroline Street

Houston, TX  77004

: (713) 271-6800
: (713) 995-1227

Website:  consulmex.sre.gob.mx/houston/

Services Available in:

  • English
  • Spanish

Types of Immigration Services Available:

  • Information Sessions
  • Free Legal Assistance

bproteccionhouston@sre.gob.mx