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Boat People SOS (Houston Office)

  • Location:
    11360 Bellaire Blvd
    Suite 910
    Houston, TX 77072
  • Phone:
    (281) 530-6888
  • Fax:
    (281) 530-6838
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Fax, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Boat People SOS (BPSOS) is a national Vietnamese-American community-based organization that empowers, organizes, and equips Vietnamese individuals and communities through legal services and resettlement programs.

Counties served: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, 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)
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Consumer, Family & Juvenile, Life Planning
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, ESL, Health services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Vietnamese
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Assists in all aspects of removal proceedings.