University of Texas School of Law - Immigration Clinic
The Immigration Clinic at University of Texas School of Law offers student legal representation to vulnerable, low-income immigrants to assist them with their immigration matters. The Clinic focuses on removal defense, bond and asylum. We are able to handle a limited number of Afghan affirmative asylum cases.
|Detention Facilities Served:
|Karnes County Residential Center (TX), T. Don Hutto Residential Center (TX)
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
|Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Employment authorization, Habeas Corpus, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
|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
|Referrals to other services
|Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
|Handles cases in San Antonio immigration court. Some services are only available to cases in removal proceedings or for existing clients.