AMERICAN GATEWAYS hosts first Equal Justice Works Fellow in Waco Office to offer legal services to low-income immigrants and their families.

American Gateways which provides legal assistance to immigrants in more than 20 Central Texas counties is excited to announce that its Waco office is hosting its first Equal Justice Works Fellow, Alicia Alvarado. The Equal Justice Works Fellowship is a…

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AMERICAN GATEWAYS: Comments on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking by EOIR: Appellate Procedures and Decisional Finality in Immigration Proceedings; Administrative Closure

American Gateways opposes all aspects of the Proposed Rule that would interfere with judicial independence, undermine the integrity of the immigration court system, and/or erode the due process rights of people in immigration proceedings. At the same time, American Gateways…

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AMERICAN GATEWAYS RESPONDS TO COVID-19 & URGES ICE TO RELEASE CERTAIN DETAINEES

AUSTIN–American Gateways, which provides legal help to low-income immigrants in more than 20 Central Texas counties, has curtailed in-person services in the face of the COVID-19 crisis to safeguard the health of their clients and staff. “But our most serious…

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AMERICAN GATEWAYS RESPONDS TO DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ABRUPT ANNOUNCEMENT TO CANCEL PROGRAM PROVIDING BASIC LEGAL EDUCATION TO THOUSANDS OF IMMIGRANTS IN REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS

Austin/San Antonio – American Gateways is deeply saddened and frustrated to learn that the Department of Justice has announced the discontinuation of all funding for the Legal Orientation Program (“LOP”) and Immigration Court Helpdesk (“ICH”) programs, effective at the end…

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