| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

La Union del Pueblo Entero (Mercedes Office)

  • Location:
    1225 N. Fm 491
    Mercedes, TX 78570
  • Phone:
    (956) 565–2761
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) provides a wide range of services to the people of the Rio Grande Valley area. We have created a four prong strategy to help low-income people overcome the barriers they face in their everyday lives. Through responding to social and economic needs, investing in the development of the community, transforming people to become the driving force of change, and building a stronger community, LUPE seeks to help people improve their lives and opportunities.

Counties served: Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Taxes
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, ESL, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Farm workers, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes