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This toolkit will assist you in filing a pro-se asylum application. FORMS ARE INCLUDED. For more information regarding asylum requirements, please read the “Asylum Publication”.
This toolkit is designed to help you understand what you can do when dealing with human trafficking issues—and what help is available. This toolkit was written by American Gateways (and contains information from other organizations too).   
This toolkit is designed to provide you with information to help you understand your employment rights if you are an immigrant and how the employment law affects you. This toolkit was written by American Gateways, with resources from other organizations as well.
This toolkit is designed to give you information to help you understand the United States immigration process. This toolkit was written by American Gateways, with resources from other organizations too. 
This toolkit can provide you with useful information about the rights immigrants have to an education. This toolkit was written by American Gateways. 
This article contains information to help immigrants avoid scams targeting them. This article was written by the Federal Trade Commission. 
This article provides answers to common questions about gaining U.S. Citizenship. Specifically, when and how someone can apply to become a U.S. citizen and more. This article was written by American Gateways. 
This article provides answers to common questions about colonias in Texas. Specifically, where they are found, their devolopment and current conditions. This article is adapted from material by the Texas Secretary of State. 
This article tells you about concerns that may arise for your immigration status after a natural disaster and what steps to take next. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.   
This article tells you about disaster relief programs availabe to immigrants and specific conditions that may need to be met. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article provides you with useful information on the employment rights of undocumented workers under Federal and Texas Law. This article was written by TexasLawHelp staff. 
This article was prepared by the Center for Legal and Social Justice at St. Mary's University School of Law. It provides a brief overview of what to expect if you are facing deportation proceedings. It is not a substitute for a lawyer's advice. If you are facing deportation, talk to a lawyer.  
This article provides answers to common questions about family-based immigration. Specifically, it discusses getting a "green card" for a family member. This article was written by American Gateways.  
This article was written by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services. It provides general, broad information, and is not case-specific on deportation and defenses to it. It contains information to help you figure out if you might qualify for relief from deportation (formally known as “removal”).
This article was written by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services. It provides general information and should not be considered specific legal advice for your case.
This article was written by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services. It provides general, broad information about defenses to deportation. It contains information to help you figure out if you qualify for relief from deportation (formally known as “removal”).
The Immigrants Rights Hotline is a source of timely and accurate information about changing immigration policies, a place to report discrimination and racial profiling, and a source for referrals to legal services providers and immigrant rights organizers.
This article answers common questions about immigration and education, with a focus on issues related to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This article was written by American Gateways.
This resource provides useful legal and practical information on what to do in case of contact with immigration. This resource was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.