Diocese of Brownsville Immigration Services

The Diocese of Brownsville Immigration Services provides assistance to foreign nationals seeking permanent resident status in the U.S. Completing application forms, facilitating filing procedures both in the U.S. and abroad, counseling on eligibility requirements and dealing with grounds of inadmissibility that may apply to the client.

Los Servicios de Inmigración de la Diócesis de Brownsville brindan asistencia a los extranjeros que buscan el estatus de residente permanente en los EE.UU. Esta asistencia incluye completar formularios de solicitud, facilitar los procedimientos de presentación tanto en los EE.UU. como en el extranjero, asesorar sobre los requisitos de elegibilidad y tratar los motivos de inadmisibilidad que pueden aplicarse al cliente.


Ofelia De Los Santos, J.D.
P. (956) 784-5057
F. (956) 784-5096

Santa E. Acuña

Office Supervisor
Partially Accredited Representative


Martha Roman

Case Manager
Partially Accredited Representative


Maria Guadalupe (Lupita) Vargas

Case Manager
Partially Accredited Representative


Dulce Vargas



Office Location
Catholic Pastoral Center
John J. Fitzpatrick Bldg.
700 N. Virgen de San Juan
San Juan Texas, 78589

Immagration Picture
Mission Statement

To assist the immigrants among us to become legal and productive residents and or citizens of the greatest country in the modern world - the United States of America - thereby contributing to the legacy of our great nation.

Our Vision
Our Purpose


  • “U” Visas—Non-Immigrant Status For Victims of Serious Crimes
    Para Victimas de Crimenes Serios


  • VAWA/Violence Against Women Act Relief/Victims/Domestic Violence
    Victimas de violencia domestica


  • DACA’s/Deferred Action Permit Work Permit/ No Deportation
    Permiso de Trabajo y Proteccion sobre deportación


  • I-485-Adjustment of Status Resident Card
    Residencia Legal


  • N-400  Naturalization/ Citizenship
  •              Naturalización / ciudadanía

  • I-751 Rem. Conditions/Green Card
    Quitar Condiciones/residencia


  • I-90—Green Card Renewal
    Renovación de mica/residencia


  • I-130—Family Green Card Pet.
    Petición para residencia permanente/tramite consular


  • Western Hemisphere
    Petition prior to 1/1/1977


  • N-600  Certificate of Citizenship
  •              Certificado de Ciudadanía




These services are provided weekly, by appointment

Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday:   8:00 – 11:45 a.m. and 1:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Thursdays:    8:00 – 11:45 a.m.