The Immigration Service and Aid Center project of the Christian Life Commission of the Baptist General Convention of Texas focuses on equipping churches and other organizations to engage the immigrant community along a continuum of ministry options.
As a starting point , ISAAC provides unbiased immigration information from a Christian perspective. Whether it is through personal visits, sermons, website information, newsletters or facebook, the staff at ISAAC will help your organization “separate the wheat from the chaff” on a broad range of immigration issues and topics.
- Assistance in obtaining immigration law training and in completing the “recognition” and “accreditation” process*
- Help with starting an ESL, Citizenship, or other literacy program
- Education and information on immigration matters
UPCOMING INSTITUTE ON BASIC IMMIGRATION LAW
“He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing. And you are to love those who are foreigners, for you yourselves were foreigners in Egypt.”
October 10-14, 2016
A 40-hour basic immigration law seminar with training sessions taught by a staff of experienced immigration attorneys and accredited representatives. Provides a comprehensive survey of immigration law and procedure. This intensive training event is designed for individuals who wish to apply for Board of Immigration Appeals accreditation. The BIA allows non-attorney staff of non-profit and religious organizations to practice immigration law. ISAAC’s Summer Institute is a valuable tool for those who seek to cover the needs of the immigrant community.
Tallowood Baptist Church
555 Tallowood Road
Houston, TX 77024
Who Should Attend
- Staff workers and volunteers of religious, social and charitable non-profit agencies seeking BIA recognition and accreditation to offer legal services to immigrants
- Ministers and churches interested in ministry to immigrants
- All participants must show evidence of support from a religious, social or charitable non-profit organization by providing a copy of that organization’s 501©3 letter. The evidence may be provided after online registration is completed.
All registration fees are due upon registration. No refunds will be issued after September 30. Registration will close on October 9, 2016.
- $545 – Training registration fee (lunch included)
- $600 – Training registration fee after August 31st (lunch included)
- $270 + tax – Textbook*
*All participants will purchase the required textbook, A Guide for Immigration Advocates, 20th Edition, directly from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC). Participants must bring the required textbook to training.
Accommodations and other meals are not included in the registration price.
DISCLAIMER: The following is not intended to be legal advice pertaining to your situation and should not be construed as such. It is for educational and informational purposes only. If you need legal advice, consult a licensed immigration attorney or an accredited representative from a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recognized agency.