Becoming Home: Transcendence Through Transitions

Houston, TX

Black LGBTQIA + Migrant Project (BLMP) is celebrating 5 years of existence, freedom to be ourselves, transformation, and joy! Come celebrate by registering to access updates and more information. The first 50 people to register will receive a special gift from BLMP! For more information and to register...

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ESL Orientation (Virtual) @ Chinese Community Center

Attend this information session to learn more about Chinese Community Center's 8 – 10 week morning and afternoon English program. ESL Orientation is offered every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 2 – 3 pm in Room 266. For more information, please contact ael@ccchouston.org at (713) 271-6100, ext. 100 ccchouston.org/esl

Building an Asylum Claim

Houston, TX

This webinar, intended for practitioners who are new to asylum practice, will introduce the basic elements of building an asylum claim. In addition to these elements, including well-founded fear of persecution, protected grounds, and nexus, it will provide practical information for advocates on how to structure an asylum claim, obtain supporting evidence, and craft arguments. […]

Tahirih Pro Bono Network Virtual Open House

Houston, TX

You are invited to join Tahirih team members for a virtual open house! Please join us to learn about Tahirih, the work that we do, and to learn about what makes our pro bono program so unique. We will close out the open house with a short presentation on available opportunities for pro bono cases. […]

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“Charlas” de Inmigración – ESPAÑOL @ Catholic Charities

Houston, TX

* Tenga en cuenta: Consultas son con cita solamente por teléfono o Zoom durante la pandemia. Llame al (713) 595-4100 para asistencia. Charlas son sesiones de información gratis explicando leyes de inmigración. Después de la charla pueden tener una consulta gratis con un abogado de inmigración o un representante acreditado. Charlas se ofrecen en inglés […]

Emerging Strategies for Prolonged Detention

Houston, TX

This webinar is geared toward those who have some bond experience and would like to take a deeper dive into the law. In this webinar, we will focus on emerging topics following developments in prolonged detention caselaw. We will cover strategies for securing a bond hearing when eligibility is not apparent at first glance, including […]

Parole in Immigration

Houston, TX

The parole authority is broad, and the government has exercised this parole power in different ways to address different groups of people—allowing some entry, some return, and some simply to remain in the United States. In this webinar, we will survey the various types of parole in immigration law, with an emphasis on humanitarian parole […]

Healing Art Circle

Houston, TX

Explore emotions and responses to current events in a safe environment utilizing art therapy exercises for the healing of racism. * To RSVP, email Helen Spaw at hspaw@stpaulshouston.org For more information…

Common Scenarios and Strategies for Dealing with Hostile & Problematic IJs

The Council on Recovery, The McCullough Lecture Hall 303 Jackson Hill Street, Houston, TX

In this intermediate-level training, we will discuss how to deal with common scenarios involving hostile and problematic immigration judges (IJs), including setting unreasonable deadlines, refusal to hear witness testimony, and inappropriate conduct in court. We will use breakout exercises and group discussion to share strategies for pushing back and capturing your arguments on the record, […]

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Citizenship Information Session (Virtual) @ Chinese Community Center

Houston, TX

Register online or email us for Zoom link. Learn about the process and benefits of becoming a U.S. citizen and receive help filling out the citizenship application. Sessions are held from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. every 2nd Friday of each month online. For required documents, visit ccchouston.org/citizenship. For more information, contact Tina Huang at Thuang@ccchouston.org or (713) 271-6100, ext. 122