Catholic Charities Legal Services Program (Las Cruces Office)
Catholic Charities Legal Services Program offers immigration assistance to low and moderate income individuals throughout the ten southern counties of New Mexico. This office charges a nominal fee for family-based cases, DACA, and citizenship. Most victim services (T/U/VAWA/SIJS) are free. Can provide representation on some removal defense cases for victims.
||Chaves, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Hidalgo, Lea, Lincoln, Luna, Otero, Sierra
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
||Referrals to other services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Services are free for victims (T visa, U visa, VAWA) and children applying for SIJS.