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Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services, Inc.

  • Location:
    2400A E. Yandell Dr.
    El Paso, TX 79903
  • Phone:
    (915) 532-3975
  • Fax:
    (915) 532-4071
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in
  • Appointments accepted:
    No

Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services, Inc. (DMRS) is the largest full-service immigration legal aid clinic to serve low-income immigrants and refugees residing in West Texas and New Mexico.

Counties served: Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Ward, Winkler
Detention Facilities Served: Otero County Processing Center (NM), El Paso Processing Center (TX)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: 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)
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, ESL, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, 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, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes

Volunteering

Volunteer Coordinator
Catherine Hudak
(915) 532-3975 Ext. 213