NOTE: Due to a recent federal court order, USCIS is now accepting DACA renewals and re-applications in accordance with the following conditions: 

1) If you had DACA previously, and it expired on or after September 5, 2016, then you may be eligible to renew your status under the court order.

2) If you have applied for DACA before and your status expired before September 5, 2016, or if you applied previously and your status was terminated at any time, you may file for DACA again as an initial application.

3) If you have never been granted DACA before, you are not currently eligible to apply.

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 offer services in Waco, TX by appointment only. Please contact (254) 230-0382 or to schedule an appointment.

For questions about screenings at our San Antonio office, please call: (210) 521-4768 extension 232.

We strongly prefer in-person applications. However, if you absolutely must apply by phone, please call (512) 478-0546 extension 200.

If you or a family member or friend is detained and in need of services, please call (512) 478-0546 extension 204 and leave a message with the name of the detainee, the facility where the individual is detained and the A# (alien registration number) of the detained individual.

American Gateways now provides legal education for non-detained noncitizens at the Immigration Court Helpdesk, located in the Pro Bono room of the San Antonio Immigration Court. We are available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to help inform non-detained respondents appearing before the court about court practices and procedures, available legal options and other relevant topics.

Our services are open to everyone who meets our income guidelines and case priorities. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, nationality, gender, or sexual orientation.

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



American Gateways realiza cuestionarios para servicios en bases de entrada. Los cuestionarios se realizan en nuestras oficinas de lunes a jueves, en Austin de 9:00 AM a 12:00 PM y de 1:30 PM a 5:00 PM; en San Antonio de 9:00 AM a 2:00 PM. No se requiere cita previa.

Ahora ofrecemos servicios en Waco, TX con previa cita. Por favor llame al (254) 230-0382 o escribir a para agendar una cita.

Preferimos las solicitudes en persona. Sin embargo, si es absolutamente necesario aplicar por teléfono, por favor comuniquese a nuestras oficinas: en Austin al (512) 478-0546 extensión 200, en San Antonio al (210) 521-4768 extensión 232.

Si usted, un familiar, o amigo es detenido y necesita de nuestros servicios, por favor llame al (512) 478-0546 extensión 204 y deje un mensaje con el nombre del detenido, el centro donde se encuentra detenido y el #A (número de registro de extranjero) del individuo detenido.

Nuestros servicios están disponibles para todos los que cumplen con nuestros requisitos de ingresos y disponibilidad.

No discriminamos por raza, religión, nacionalidad, género o orientación sexual.

Línea de Defensa Comunitaria / Línea Directa de Crisis Deportiva: (512) 270-1515