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Increase the quality and quantity of immigration legal service providers equipped to serve the Houston region’s growing immigrant population.


Improve and streamline immigrants’ ability to access existing and high-quality, low-cost social and legal services.


Be a source of timely and accurate immigration information for both stakeholder groups and potential clients of immigration service providers.

Immigration Legal Service Provider Members

Our legal service providers are the heart of our organization. We are committed to building capacity within these organizations and helping new organizations offer free and low-cost legal services to immigrants in Houston, Texas



BakerRipley (formerly Neighborhood Centers Inc.) provides both legal and non-legal immigration services at multiple Houston locations.

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Boat People SOS

BPSOS-Houston serves all communities regardless of ethnicity or race and has particular expertise in the intersection of family and immigration law.

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Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance

Catholic Charities’ Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance is the largest non-profit legal service provider in the Houston region.

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Memorial Assistance Ministries

Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM) is a social service organization with an immigration legal services department.

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Chinese Community Center

The Chinese Community Center is a social service agency that offers limited legal services for those seeking citizenship.

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Justice For All Immigrants

Justice for All Immigrants is an immigration legal services provider that provides free and low cost services to detained and non-detained immigrants.

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Tahirih Justice Center

The Tahirih Justice Center provides social and legal services to immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.

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South Texas College of Law Houston

The Immigration Clinics at STCLH provide direct legal representation for immigrants, with priority for asylum seekers and victims of crime.

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University of Houston Law Center Immigration Clinic

The UHLC Immigration Clinic provides direct legal representation to a limited number of immigrant clients at no cost.

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YMCA International Services

YMCA International Services offers a wide array of immigration legal services, specializing in complex cases, asylum, removal defense, and detention.

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Kids In Need of Defense (KIND)

KIND provides free legal representation to unaccompanied immigrant youth who are in removal proceedings.

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Bonding Against Adversity

Bonding Against Adversity is a non-profit organization that helps legal permanent residents become US citizens, primarily through free workshops.

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OCA Greater Houston

OCA-GH provides legal assistance to primarily Asian legal permanent residents (LPRs) applying for citizenship through monthly workshops.

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Galveston-Houston Immigrant Representation Project

Galveston-Houston Immigrant Representation Project ensures that immigrants in the community have equal access to due process in our complex immigration system.

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Workers Defense Project

Workers Defense Project is a community organization for low-wage, immigrant workers in the Texas construction industry.

General Membership

Daya supports South Asian women and families who are trying to break the cycle of domestic and sexual violence through social services including counseling and limited immigration legal services.

The Texas Organizing Project provides educational outreach and advocacy training to immigrant families, including information workshops on changes in immigration policy.

Gulf Coast Leadership Council/TMO provides leadership and advocacy training for immigrants through neighborhood organizations and faith-based institutions.

NALEO Education Fund provides large-scale naturalization workshops for Latino/as seeking US citizenship in collaboration with local legal services providers and attorneys.

The Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA) is a project of the American Bar Association (ABA) and is a technical assistance provider for attorneys working with unaccompanied immigrant children in Texas.

United We Dream Houston is an affiliate of the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation that offers legal services for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and is a source of community organizing.

The Young Center is the Child Advocate (guardian ad litem) for unaccompanied immigrant children in removal proceedings, advocating for best interests regarding family reunification and legal relief.

Mi Familia Vota unites Latino immigrants and allied communities by promoting citizenship, voter registration, voter participation, and organizing Know Your Rights sessions.

Alliance is one of Houston’s five refugee resettlement agencies and provides other culturally and linguistically affirmative services including a driving school, Language Access Network, Wellness Clinic.

Living Hope Wheelchair Association is membership-based organization formed and lead by immigrants with disabilities that supports self-sufficiency through access to medical supplies, equipment, and transportation.

Faith and Justice Workers Center protects and organizes immigrants at their workplaces –– where they constantly face abuse and where their strongest power to create change lies.

The Trauma and Grief (TAG) Center provides mental health care to children, adolescents, and their families who experience trauma and bereavement, with a special focus on migrants.

La Unidad11 organizes and builds leadership in diverse immigrant families to create a protection network in the event of an arrest, incarceration, or deportation.

BLMP builds power of Black LGBTQIA+ migrants through community-building, political education, creating access to direct services, and organizing across borders.

Houston Volunteer Lawyers provides free civil legal services to low-income people in Harris County and promotes volunteerism among lawyers.


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