National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Kids in Need of Defense (Houston Office)

  • Location:
    1303 San Jacinto Street
    Floor 9
    Houston, TX 77002
  • Phone:
    832-779-4030
  • Fax:
    (713) 228-5826
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

KIND serves as the leading organization for the protection of unaccompanied children who enter the US immigration system alone and strives to ensure that no such child appears in immigration court without representation. We achieve fundamental fairness through high-quality legal representation and by advancing the child's best interests, safety, and well-being. KIND has offices in eight cities in the United States - Baltimore, Boston, Houston, Newark, New York City, Los Angeles, Washington DC, and Seattle. KIND finds pro bono attorneys in highly regarded law firms and corporations who agree to represent KIND's child clients in their immigration proceedings. KIND pro bono coordinators in each office provide training on representing unaccompanied children in the US immigration system and comprehensive mentorship until the case is completed.

Counties served: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller, Wharton

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Populations served: Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No

IAN Partners

  • pro bono net
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • national immigration law center
  • unidos us
  • immigration legal resource center
  • immigration legal resource center
  • american immigration council
  • american civil liberties union
  • american immigration council
  • national immigration project
  • the advocates for human rights
  • lutheran immigration and refugee service
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