Texas Bar Foundation Awards Catholic Charities a Grant to Support Legal Services for Immigration Outreach Mobilization and Fortification

December 1, 2020 HOUSTON – The Texas Bar Foundation recently awarded $25,500 to support immigration legal services for outreach mobilization and fortification to the St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance, a program of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. “This generous grant will help us reach out to particularly vulnerable groups in […]

Catholic Charities Urges Dreamers to Move Quickly to Renew Their Status After Supreme Court Action Offers Reprieve for DACA

HOUSTON – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston urges DACA recipients – or Dreamers, as they are often known – to waste no time in renewing their DACA status, following the Supreme Court’s action reversing an administrative order issued by President Trump that would eliminate the program. “Despite the Supreme Court decision, the current […]

ExxonMobil Recognized for Pro Bono Work with Cabrini Center

Exxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil) recently received recognition from the Pro Bono Institute for providing pro bono services through Catholic Charities’ St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance. ExxonMobil’s partnership with Catholic Charities began more than eight years ago. They have worked to provide hundreds of individuals with immigration legal advice and representation, ranging from […]

Mexican Government Awards Honor to Catholic Charities’ Cabrini Center

9.23.19 HOUSTON – The Mexican government presented the 2019 Ohtli Award to Catholic Charities’ St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance during an Independence Celebration at the Mexican Consulate in Houston. The Cabrini Center was recognized for its contribution to advance the well-being of the Mexican communities in Greater Houston. The Ohtli Award is […]

You Helped Dominga Launch a New Chapter in Her Life

Dominga has lived a hard life at just 20 years old. She came to the U.S. from Honduras as an unaccompanied minor having witnessed the murder of her mother, endured years of physical and mental abuse by her father, sexually exploited by her employer, and threatened with death by her mother’s murderer. Although she, her […]

Summer Interns Make Impact at Cabrini Center

Catholic Charities welcomed ten interns to work alongside the St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance this summer where they gained valuable experience and made an impact on the immigrant families the organization serves every day. The interns attended a three-day orientation with some of Cabrini’s Managing Attorneys, who led training sessions on various topics […]

Cabrini Center Needs Volunteers To Help Immigrant Children

Catholic Charities’ St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance is seeking help from attorneys and community volunteers to provide assistance to families separated at the U.S. Mexico border. See below for available opportunities: Citizenship Workshop Attorney and community volunteers, the citizenship team is seeking help at the Citizenship Workshop on Friday, June 29 at […]

Families United – Help Stop Family Separation at the U.S. Border

“I would like to point out that the issue of migration is not simply one of numbers, but of persons, each with his or her own history, culture, feelings and aspirations.” — Pope Francis Donate to Help Unite Families Now Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is committed to helping families by serving the […]

You Helped a Young Assault Victim Find Hope Through the Cabrini Center

Rachel was only 13 when an older cousin began sexually assaulting her. He threatened to kill her and her family if she told anyone. After months of abuse, she discovered she was pregnant. Scared and heartbroken, she found the courage to tell her family. Her family was undocumented, and they feared calling the police would […]