Texas

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Legal Resources

  • Immigration Forms

    Download the latest versions of immigrations forms (with instructions) from the official U.S. government website for free. Note that the application for Asylum and Withholding of Removal is form I-589. Content Detail

    By:
    Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS)
  • Attorney General Abbott Targets Fraudulent "Notarios" and Others who Scam Immigrants

    Read about an ongoing scam targeting Hispanic immigrants throughout Texas perpetrated by con artists posing as licensed attorneys or other legal experts ("notaries" pretending to be attorneys). Also provides contacts for Texans who believe they may have been victimized by one of these so-called ?notarios.? Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Attorney General
  • BCIS Case Status Service Online

    Find out the status of a case by entering enter any BCIS (formerly INS) receipt number (from the official Bureau of Immigration and Citizenship Services ["BCIS"] website). This is only for applications filed with the BCIS for which a receipt letter (Form I797) was issued. Content Detail

    By:
    Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS)
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    Spanish / Español
  • Immigration Lawyer Referral Service

    Referral service for local attorneys specializing in immigration law. The site promises that any attorney provided through the referral system will not be charged more than $100 for the first half-hour of consultation. Content Detail

    By:
    American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Green Card (Permanent Residence)

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

    From the website: "Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service does so much to ensure that newcomers receive the warm welcome they deserve. We work with churches and organizations across the country to create welcoming communities. We foster cultural integration and financial self-sufficiency for those starting over. We find loving homes for unaccompanied migrant children. We advocate for policies and legislation that uphold the rights and dignity of all newcomers." Content Detail

  • National Immigration Legal Services Directory

    The National Immigration Legal Services Directory is a new interactive online directory of over 900 nonprofit immigration legal services providers in all 50 states. The National Immigration Legal Services Directory was designed to help make legal referrals as simple and straightforward as possible. There are three ways for users to find programs: state, county, or detention facility. Once a user has selected one of these options, they can further refine their search by areas of legal and non-legal assistance, types of services provided, populations served, and languages spoken. Users also have the ability to view search results on an interactive map, generate a custom PDF, email or print-friendly page of search results, and send an email with a link to a specific organization. Content Detail

    By:
    Immigration Advocates Network