Border Association for Refugees from Central America

  • Location:
    1701 North 8th
    McAllen, TX 78501
  • Phone:
    (956) 631-7447
  • Fax:
    (956) 687-9266
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Border Association for Refugees from Central America (BARCA) provides legal assistance on a variety of immigration matters.

Counties served: Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Willacy

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Community Development
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Representation for cancellation cases only.