Who We Are

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.

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ISAAC Training Seminars coming in 2014!

“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.”
Deuteronomy 10:18-19

The Immigration Service and Aid Center will sponsor three 5-day training institutes in 2014;  In addition to the San Antonio and Pembroke Pines Institutes in the summer, a new one, in a joint effort with World Relief, will be offered in Dallas, Texas, in the fall.

These intensive training events are 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.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Staff workers and volunteers of non-profit agencies seeking BIA recognition and accreditation to offer legal  services to immigrants.
  • Staff workers and volunteers of non-profit agencies seeking BIA recognition and accreditation to offer legal  services to immigrants.
  • Attorneys and paralegals working in private practice.**

**If you are an attorney, please submit your state bar number after you register to Alicia by email. This training will not count toward CLE (Continuing Legal Education).

WHEN & WHERE

San Antonio, Texas: June 2-6, 2014
San Antonio Baptist Association
5807 I-10 West
San Antonio, Texas 7820

Pembroke Pines, Florida: July 21-25, 2014
Abundant Living Ministries
14331 S.W. 72 Street
Pembroke Pines, FL 33330

Dallas, Texas: September 8-12, 2014
Baptist General Convention of Texas
333 North Washington Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75246

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How can ISAAC help my church?

ISAAC can provide:

  • 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

Contact Staff

Contact Staff:

Jesús Romero, Director

Phone: 210-924-4338 ext. 347

Alicia Enriquez, Ministry Assistant

Immigration Service and Aid Center
333 North Washington
Dallas, Texas 75246-1798
Phone: 214-828-5192
Toll Free: 888-244-9400