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BakerRipley Immigration and Citizenship Program

  • Location:
    6535 Rookin St.
    Houston, TX 77074
  • Phone:
    (346) 867-3871
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Phone calls, Website, (346) 571-2438
  • Appointments accepted:

The Immigration and Citizenship Program at BakerRipley. provides direct legal services, including representation on affirmative and defensive cases. Our connection to a broad array of comprehensive services, education, and resources ensures that those seeking help move forward with immigration processes and achieve individual and community success.

Counties served: Harris
Detention Facilities Served: CCA Detention Center Houston (TX), Conroe Detention Facility (TX), Houston Contract Detention Facility (TX), IAH Detention Center Livingston (TX), Joe Corley Detention Facility (TX)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Health services, Housing referrals, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, Spanish, Language Line Translation Services Available
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 5
Is organization BIA recognized? Yes
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 3
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 2

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: American Immigration Lawyers Association, Asista, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), Immigration Advocates Network, National Immigration Project


Volunteer Coordinator

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Monica Holtkamp
(713) 315-6474
Executive Director:
Jill Campbell
Last contact date: January 18, 2018
Administrator comments: 11/13/13: tickler 2/1/15: tickler 6/28/16: tickler 18 Jan 2018: tickler 28 Oct 2021: tickler 3 Nov 2021: updated from tickler responses
IAN Members? No
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