One of the secrets to running a successful immigration legal services program is prioritizing efficiency and organization. This allows your program to keep up with unexpected challenges, while helping as […]
The ABA Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA) invites you to a webinar presentation for practitioners working on the state court order necessary for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS). As advocates […]
You are invited to join this webinar on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) 2021 "Protected Areas" policy. The policy replaces previous “sensitive locations” policies–including ICE’s 2011 policy and CBP’s […]
This six-week training will explore the process of gaining permanent residence through a family relationship. We will explain which individuals are eligible based on family relationships and how each step […]
On March 6, 2021, Texas Governor Gregg Abbott announced the creation of ‘Operation Lone Star,’ his self-proclaimed “catch and jail” border security initiative. This program deploys Texas Department of Public […]
The Collaborative plays a critical convening, coordinating, and communication role in the legal services community. Through our work, more immigrants are receiving low-cost, high-quality legal services for immigration issues in Houston. Our work has become even more urgent in 2019, as the policy environment in which we work becomes increasingly hostile to immigrants. We have seen a dramatic increase in the demand for immigration legal services and education & outreach efforts in Houston’s diverse immigrant communities.