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 To Host Additional DACA Workshops

Catholic Charities’ St. Frances Cabrini Center added three additional workshops in August to help individuals renew DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) applications. Due to a recent law suit filed in the ongoing DACA litigation, Texas v. Nielson, there is a possibility that USCIS will be required to stop taking renewal DACA applications toward the […]

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 […]

Cabrini Center Helps Crime Victims Who Turn to Catholic Charities for Legal Assistance

Every year the Crime Victims Assistance Program through the St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigration Legal Assistance helps hundreds of immigrants who have been victims of domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault and other crimes with legal services to rebuild their lives. Some victims of domestic violence and sexual assault often do not report crimes […]

Rockhurst University Alum Volunteers with Catholic Charities For a Year

Story originally appeared in RU, the official magazine of Rockhurst University. Where are they now? Catching up with former athletes Recent Rockhurst University Graduate Volunteers in Houston for a Year When Michael Lydon-Lorson started college, he envisioned himself going to law school or into the major leagues after graduation. But after signing on with the […]