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Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi - Immigration Services

  • Location:
    615 Oliver Ct.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78408
  • Phone:
    (361) 884-0651
  • Fax:
    (361) 884-2218
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi was one of the first nonprofit organizations to provide legal services and representation to the immigrant community within the 13 counties of the Diocese of Corpus Christi and is a DOJ-accredited agency. 

Counties served: Aransas, Bee, Duval, Goliad, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Community Development
Non-legal services: Employment services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Walk-in consultations every Thursday.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 0
Is organization BIA recognized? Yes
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 1
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 0

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), Immigration Advocates Network, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Juanita Cardiel
(361) 884-0651
Executive Director:
Warren Phipps
(361) 884-0651
Last contact date: January 18, 2018
Administrator comments: 12/11/12: tickler 5/23/13: address updated 11/13/13: tickler 2/12/15: tickler 5/4/16: tickler 18 Jan 2018: tickler
IAN Members? No
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