St. Frances Cabrini Center for Legal Assistance

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Catholic Charities’ St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance provides a diverse array of immigration legal services in greater Houston. Our experienced corps of attorneys and legal professionals provide free and low-cost legal services to children who arrived in the U.S. alone, families seeking immigration assistance, crime victims, asylum seekers, and immigrants seeking to become U.S. citizens.

Cabrini Center Services

Services Provided

We are dedicated to providing high quality, low-cost and pro bono legal services to immigrants and refugees who would otherwise not be able to obtain legal representation. Center activities include outreach, legal assessment, citizenship application assistance, legal representation and advocacy. The Cabrini Center is the largest non-profit immigration legal service provider in Houston accredited by the Board of Immigration Appeals to represent individuals in immigration legal matters.

Citizenship Workshops

Free Citizenship Workshops are also offered each month and staff provides citizen application assistance for eligible individuals. To register for a workshop, please complete the form at the following link:


DACA Renewal Appointments are offered for eligible individuals. At this time we do not assist with initial DACA applications.  To register for an appointment, complete the form at the following link:


All services of the Cabrini Center are provided without regard to race, religion or socioeconomic status.

No walk-in requests are permitted – we see clients by appointment only. If you are interested in seeking services from the Cabrini Center, please register for a “Charla” consultation using this website this website.

  • Free legal resources, information and forms for many types of law: Texas Law Help
  • Houston Immigration Legal Services Cooperative Immigrant Rights Hotline: 1-833-HOU-IMMI (468-4664)



St. Frances Cabrini Center offices are located at:

5599 San Felipe Street
Suite 300
Houston, Texas 77056

For citizenship questions, please contact us at
For Charla inquiries, please email

“Charlas” – Information Sessions

We provide on-site consultation and information sessions called Charlas, free of charge, three times per month, at our office near the Galleria. Charla attendees learn about immigration laws and have the opportunity for a free consultation with an Immigration Attorney or Accredited Representative. To request a consultation appointment, please complete the form at the following link:

This request form will be available for the last two weeks of each month to request an appointment for the upcoming month. Requests will be considered on a lottery basis, as space is limited.

Catholic Charities St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigration Legal Assistance is generously supported by