Catholic Charities of Central Texas - Immigration Legal Services - Austin Office
COVID-19 Changes: As a community-focused organization, our first priority at Catholic Charities of Central Texas is the well-being of our clients, staff, volunteers, and community partners. Given the CDC’s recommendations on social distancing, we feel it is our responsibility to do our part to contain the spread of COVID-19. For the health and safety of our community, Catholic Charities will be making the following adjustments to our services.
CLIENT SERVICES. All Catholic Charities services will be provided via virtual technology and phone from March 16 – March 31. To support those families in need of material items, we are developing plans to provide no-contact pickup of hygiene kits and diapers. Clients in need of our services should call our main office lines (Austin: 512.651.6100; Brazos Valley: 979.822.9340) for further assistance. Please click HERE for more up to date information on services offered
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Noon-1 p.m.
Closed on weekends.
To access our services clients must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. Certain exceptions are made based on the presence of a disability or other extenuating circumstance.
We accept new clients through consultations Monday - Friday beginning at 8:30 a.m., but we recommend calling 512.651.6125 to confirm days and times due to holiday and training schedules.
Representation includes, but is not limited to:
- Family Based Immigration
- Permanent Resident Card Replacement or Renewal
- Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
- Visas for victims of crime and human trafficking
What to Expect
During the initial consultation, an attorney or BIA accredited representative* will assess an individual’s situation and discuss potential remedies.
ILS fees are varied and are based on the potential immigration benefits sought for each client.
Legal fees paid to Catholic Charities of Central Texas are separate from fees established by the U.S. governmental agency to which the application is sent.
The cost for our services is typically discounted 60-80% relative to the rate charged by an average private immigration attorney in Austin, and is available to a majority of low-income households.
*The Board of Immigration Appeals authorizes qualified individuals to provide legal advice and services regarding immigration. Only attorneys and BIA accredited representatives are qualified to give you immigration advice. Please only seek assistance from an attorney or a BIA accredited representative. Do not accept help from “notarios” or other unqualified individuals.
English, Spanish, Interpreters provided upon request for other languages.