St. Mary's University School of Law - Center for Legal and Social Justice
At St. Mary's Center for Legal and Social Justice, students engage in advocacy and guide clients though the legal system by providing them with important information regarding their case as well as representing them in different forums.
||Bexar, Maverick, Travis, Webb
|Detention Facilities Served:
||Karnes County Correctional Center (TX), South Texas Detention Facility (TX)
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
||Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
||Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Torture survivors
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
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