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To champion the dignity and human rights of immigrants, refugees and survivors of persecution, torture, conflict and human trafficking through exceptional immigration legal services at no or low cost, education and advocacy.

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American Gateways conducts screenings for services on a walk-in basis. Screenings are done at the Austin office from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Monday through Thursday. Screenings are conducted at the San Antonio office from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Monday through Thursday. No appointment is necessary at either location. We are now offering services in Waco, TX by appointment only.

Linea de Defensa Comunitaria/Deportation Crisis Hotline: (512) 270-1515

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AUSTIN

314 E. Highland Mall Boulevard, Suite 501
Austin TX 78752-3733

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Phone:(512) 478-0546 ext. 200
Fax:(512) 387-2650

SAN ANTONIO

2300 W. Commerce Street, Suite 313
San Antonio, TX 78207

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Phone:(210) 521-4768 ext. 232 or 233
Fax:(210) 625-6797

WACO

P.O. Box 2405
Waco, TX 76703

Phone:(254) 230-0382
Fax:(512) 387-2650

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American Gateways conducts screenings for services on a walk-in basis. Screenings are done at the Austin office from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Monday through Thursday. Screenings are conducted at the San Antonio office from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Monday through Thursday. No appointment is necessary at either location.

American Gateways is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.


This weekend, our San Antonio office got a call from a family in the Rio Grande Valley whose 18-month-old daughter (M) needed urgent medical attention in San Antonio after an accident with a bike chain severed her fingers. Baby M is a citizen, but her parents are undocumented, and her mother would have been stopped at the checkpoint on the way to the hospital without intervention. Griselda & Liz from our San Antonio office helped M's mom make it through the checkpoint to the hospital, but unfortunately, CBP still placed her in deportation proceedings. With the help of City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño and Councilman Rey Saldaña, along with Consulado General de México en San Antonio, we were able to find an attorney in the RGV to represent M's mom & obtain an agreement from CBP to allow her to return home with M and her other 5 children. Though M's mom will still have to fight her case, we're glad that she now has legal representation and is able to be with her family as they help M recover. ...

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DACA Update: Judge Hanen did NOT issue a decision on the case, so DACA is still in effect & you can still renew your status if eligible. However, the judge asked both sides to submit briefs by Monday & will likely issue a decision soon after so stay tuned! https://t.co/6AM8Mj4mc4

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