Houston Immigration Court

About the Court

Houston Immigration Court is the main immigration court located in downtown Houston, which handles non-detained immigration court cases. It is under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is a part of the Executive Office for Immigration Review under the Department of Justice. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) are both separate organizations. The Houston Immigration Court is located on the southeast end of the Federal Building.

Houston Immigration Court
600 Jefferson Street, Suite 900
Houston, Texas 77002-7335

Directions to the Houston Immigration Court

Phone: (713) 718-3870 Call hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To call after hours, you can reach the automated system at (800) 898-7180.

The court accepts documents for filing from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and on Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. However, the window is closed from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. for filings.

Immigration Judges & Court Administrators

For Continental Center II, located at 600 Jefferson, Suite 900, Houston, TX 77002, the immigration judges are as follows:

  • Brisack, Chris A.
  • Yam, Mimi S.
  • Yates, Clarease Rankin
  • Walton, Richard D.

Court Administrator, Sherman, Dina P.

The immigration courtrooms are located on the 9th floor of the Houston Immigration Court at 600 Jefferson Street, Suite 900. You can find the court calendar for each judge posted in the reception area. These calendars provide the names and file numbers of each case that is scheduled for a hearing that day and it includes the name of the judge presiding over your case.

Speak to a Houston Immigration Attorney

If you need assistance with an immigration matter or are facing removal proceedings, you are urged to contact a Houston immigration lawyer from Hira Law PLLC as soon as possible. Attorney Randeep S. Hira is very familiar with the Immigration Nationality Act (INA) and has years of experience fighting for the rights of immigrants throughout the Greater Houston Area. Attorney Hira is a frequent visitor at the Houston Immigration Court and knows all of the court's procedures. He can help represent your best interests and fight to keep you on American soil with your family.

Contact our office today to schedule a initial consultation with an immigration lawyer regarding your case.

Houston Immigration Court Resource Links

Immigration Information Center

Houston Immigration Court

Map of Houston Immigration Court

Immigration Nationality Act (INA)

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