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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Regional Center for Border Rights (Las Cruces)
RCBR advocates for meaningful immigration and border policy reform locally, regionally, and nationally; and conducts “know-your-rights” trainings in southern New Mexico Also records and tracks civil rights abuses along the border for needs assessments,advocacy and accountability purposes.
New Mexico Asian Family Center
New Mexico Asian Family Center provides assistance including court advocacy and referrals to pro bono legal representation to Asians and their families including but not limited to issues involving family conflict, immigration rights,cultural adaptation and parenting issues. Translators available.
Provides legal services for certain refugee and immigration cases; will refer others. Offers refugee settlement support and transitional housing for families and individuals, senior support including transportation services;adult education, childcare, and ESL (English as a Second Language).
Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services (El Paso)
Full-service immigration legal aid clinic serving low-income immigrants and refugees residing in the southwestern United States.Handles matters including asylum,family reunification, crime victims services, citizenship, Trial Removal/Defense, Religious immigration, Refugee resettlement/pastoral care,unaccompanied minors immigration.
Provides victim advocacy and legal advice and services to immigrant and/or Spanish-speaking clients.
Latino immigrants’ rights organization providing information to individuals in central New Mexico about their rights and resources including detention and deportation, worker’s compensation, labor rights,housing, drivers’ licenses, and healthcare. Also engages in policy advocacy, youth organizing projects, and leadership initiatives.No individual advocacy services.
New Mexico Immigrant Law Center
NMILC provides legal services to immigrants who are unable to afford a private immigration attorney, with an initial focus on immigrants in New Mexico who face deportation and those seeking humanitarian protection and family reunification.
Somos Un Pueblo Unido
Provides information regarding immigrants’ rights, civil rights, fair housing, tenant laws, and workers’ rights. Hosts civil rights and workers rights presentations. No legal assistance available.
State Bar Association of New Mexico
Free general information publications on various areas of law, mailed free of charge. Also hosts free monthly workshops on consumer debt, estate planning/probate, landlord/tenant,and elder law issues (no consultations in workshops).
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