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American Gateways’ offices are temporarily closed to the public. We will take applications for services by phone only. Austin: 512-478-0546 x 200 San Antonio: 210-521-4768 x 232 Waco: 254-230-0382 x 264

AMERICAN GATEWAYS: Federal Judge Potentially Clears Way for Texas to Continue Admitting Pre-Cleared Refugees

Rebecca Lightsey, executive director of Austin-based American Gateways, which provides legal assistance to immigrants in more than 20 Central Texas counties, commented Wednesday on judicial action stopping a national plan that could keep refugees from resettling directly in Texas: “Judge…

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AMERICAN GATEWAYS: San Antonio, Austin Advocates Poised to Protest Unlawful Treatment of Thousands of Refugees—Including Children

Prominent Texas advocates for migrants who seek political asylum plan to call on Congress to investigate and end the historically unprecedented isolation of thousands of asylum seekers—including children—across the border in Mexico. American Gateways, which provides legal help to asylum…

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