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 […]

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 […]

Cabrini Center Offers Assistance for DACA Applicants

The Catholic Charities St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigration Legal Assistance offers DACA application assistance through outreach, workshops and application assistance to DACA applicants who qualify for services. If you need assistance, please call the Cabrini Center at 713.874.6570 or click here to schedule an appointment. Learn more about how Catholic Charities assists with DACA applications here. […]

Cabrini Center Hosts Workshops for TPS Registration (El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras)

Catholic Charities’ Cabrini Center will host workshops for people in our community impacted by the impending cancellation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from El Salvador, Haiti and Honduras to re-register. These workshops will also include a consultation with a lawyer to determine if the TPS holder has any other immigration options that would help them […]

Cabrini Center Offers DACA Renewal Assistance

UPDATE: GCIR  – Mission Asset Funds has secured funding to cover 2,000 DACA renewals in the U.S. for FREE. DACA recipients simply apply and MAF will send a check already written out to USCIS for payment of DACA renewal. This is not a loan and no one will be asked to pay the money back. Note that […]

Catholic Charities Offers Immigration Legal Assistance for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will be offering workshops to provide limited immigration assistance to individuals and families affected by Hurricane Harvey. The Catholic Charities St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigration Legal Assistance will host several workshops to help replace lost documentation related to immigration legal status, and also to offer resources and […]

Show refugees that America is a welcoming country

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston launched an emergency appeal focused exclusively on aiding refugees already in the United States. In light of recent actions by the Trump Administration with regards to refugees, we anticipate that funding for our refugee programs will be significantly reduced in the coming months. With your gift, you will […]

Catholic organizations respond to immigration policies

In regards to President Donald Trump’s announcements on immigration, the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB), Archbishop Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, and Catholic Charities USA released the following statements: USCCB Committee On Migration Chair Strongly Opposes Executive Order Because It Harms Vulnerable Refugee And Immigrant Families WASHINGTON—President Donald J. Trump issued today an Executive Order […]