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General Purposes

American Gateways

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2020–June 30, 2022
  • Location Austin, TX, United States
  • Geographic Focus Texas

About this grant

The program goal is to provide information and legal support to immigrants as they migrate to the United States. To this end, American Gateways educates immigrants and the public on their legal rights, provides individualized technical assistance on cases and directly represents individuals in the immigration court system. Additionally, the grantee has been quick to respond to the needs of individuals in detention centers during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing virtual assistance. Founded in 1987, American Gateways provides quality, affordable and trustworthy legal services to the immigrant community in Texas.