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American Gateways - San Antonio Office

Partner Overview

American Gateways is one of the largest immigration legal services providers in Texas. Our clients receive culturally sensitive, trauma-informed legal representation from start to finish of a case. Our staff are experts in the areas of:

  • Asylum (for individuals and families fleeing persecution in their home country)
  • Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA) Petitions (for battered spouses, parents, and/or children)
  • T Visas (for survivors of trafficking)
  • U Visas (for survivors of certain types of violent crimes that occurred in the U.S.)
  • Representation before the San Antonio Immigration Court
  • Permanent Residency and Naturalization
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Family-based Petitions

American Gateways is also the only nonprofit in the state to provide legal orientation, immigration workshops, and pro bono legal representation at three immigrant detention facilities.

Make sure to let the intake worker know about any urgent deadlines. All conversations are confidential.

If you are facing immediate deportation, you can contact the Línea de Defensa Comunitaria/Deportation Crisis Hotline at (512) 270-1515

If you or a family member or friend is detained and in need of services, you can call (512) 478-0546 extension 204 and leave a message with

  • the name of the detainee
  • the facility where the individual is detained 
  • and the A# (alien registration number) of the detained individual


2300 W. Commerce Street
Suite 313
San Antonio, TX 78207
United States

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