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Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (Edinburg Office)

  • Location:
    316 S. Closner Blvd
    Edinburg, TX 78539
  • Phone:
    (956) 393-6200
  • Toll-free:
    (800) 369-0437
  • Fax:
    (956) 383-4688
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    No

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) is a nonprofit organization that provides free civil legal services to low-income residents in sixty-eight counties of Southwest Texas.

Counties served: Cameron, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Starr
Detention Facilities Served: Brooks County Detention Center (TX), East Hidalgo Detention Center (TX), Karnes County Residential Center (TX), La Salle County Regional Detention Center (TX), Laredo Contract Detention Facility (TX), Port Isabel Service Processing Center (TX), Rio Grande Detention Center (TX), South Texas Family Residential Center [Dilley] (TX)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Disaster and Emergency Assistance, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Environmental, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Health, Homeless, Housing, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, 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? No
Other information: Services are subject to LSC funding restrictions.