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Immigration

On Campus Resources:

  • Office of International Education: In order to help adjust to new surroundings, the Office of International Education (OIE) has prepared this helpful website that explains the wide variety of services available to you. Whenever you have questions or concerns, our OIE representatives will be glad to assist you. 

 

 

Off Campus Community Resources:

  • Corpus Christi Immigration Coalition: The Corpus Christi Immigration Coalition (CCIC) is a grassroots activist organization. It advocates for pro-immigrant policies on local and statewide levels. It builds solidarity with the local immigrant community through mutual aid and family preparation. It conducts outreach in the Corpus Christi community to educate the public on the broken immigration system and ways individuals can get involved locally to fix it. 

 

  • Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi, Inc. Immigration Services: Established in 1985, the Immigration Department was one of the first non-profit organizations in the region to provide legal services and representation to the immigrant community, and it continues to be the only agency in the region recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeals to provide a broad range of immigration services to immigrants and their families throughout all 12 counties within the Diocese of Corpus Christi. 

 

 

State of Texas Resources:

  • Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid Services: Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc. provides free legal services to indigent residents of South and West Texas and to migrant and seasonal farm workers throughout Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. 

 

 

National Resources:

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services 

Immigration Law Help: Search free and low-cost immigration legal services in all 50 states. 

My Undocumented Life: Education-specific resources including information about scholarships and education.

Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC): Aids low-income immigrant students in their pursuit of a U.S. college education.

Immigration Advocates Network:The Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) is a collaborative effort of leading immigrants’ rights organizations designed to increase access to justice for immigrants and strengthen the capacity of organizations serving them. IAN promotes more effective and efficient communication, collaboration, and services among immigration advocates and organizations by providing free, easily accessible and comprehensive online resources and tools.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center: Works and educates immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people.

National Immigration Law Center: Dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.

Public Counsel: Law firm specializing in delivering pro bono legal services.

United We Dream: The largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation.