Central American Resource Center (Houston Office)
Central American Resource Center's (CARECEN) Immigration Legal Services Program serves more than 9,000 low-income immigrants each year through a variety of direct legal services, community education, and advocacy.
|Detention Facilities Served:
||CCA Detention Center Houston (TX), IAH Detention Center Livingston (TX)
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, 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
||Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
||Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
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