Houston SPC Immigration Court

Connected to the Houston Contract Detention Facility, the Houston Service Processing Center (SPC) Immigration Court handles detention cases from each of the three detention centers located in the greater Houston area including:

The Houston Contract Detention Facility is under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, a part of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR).

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) are separate from the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) and the Houston SPC Immigration Court.


Contact Information for the Houston SPC Immigration Court 

Houston Service Processing Center (SPC) Immigration Court
5520 Greens Road
Houston, TX 77032
Phone: 281-594-5600

The regular business hours of the Houston Service Processing Center (SPC) Immigration Court are from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

The Houston Service Processing Center (SPC) Immigration Court is located in a Department of Homeland Security controlled detention facility.


Immigration Judges at Houston SPC Immigration Court

The Immigration Judges at the Houston SPC Immigration Court include:

  • Saul Greenstein;
  • Lisa Luis; and
  • Richard D. Walton.

The immigration judges at the Houston Service Processing Center (SPC) Immigration Court decide the following types of issues:

  • Whether a person should be permitted to enter the United States;
  • Whether the person should be removed or deported;
  • Whether relief from removal should be given because of an application for a waiver of inadmissibility, cancellation of removal, asylum, or an adjustment of status.

Additional Resources

Houston SPC Immigration Court - Visit the website of the U.S. Department of Justice to learn more about the Executive Office for Immigration Review and the Houston SPC Immigration Court. Find contact information for the Houston Service Processing Center (SPC) Immigration Court, the BIA Practice Manual, and the OCIJ Practice Manual.

ICE at Houston Contract Detention Facility - Visit the website of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to learn more about the Houston Contract Detention Facility located at 15850 Export Plaza Drive in Houston, TX.


This article was last updated on Friday, April 27, 2018.

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