National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Catholic Charities of Southern New Mexico

  • Location:
    125 West Mountain Ave
    Las Cruces, NM 88005
  • Phone:
    (575) 527-0500
  • Fax:
    (575) 526-9626
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Catholic Charities of Southern New Mexico  offers immigration assistance to low and moderate income individuals throughout the ten southern counties of New Mexico and West Texas. We provide a wide array of services to migrants who are seeking to permanently reside in the US or who need help maintaining their status in the U.S. Our offices are equipped to handle removal defense cases for detained and non-detained individuals. As well as help migrants immigrate through Family based petitions, U, T, VAWA, SIJS petitions as well as Asylum. We also assist legal permanent residents seeking to renew their residency card or who wish to become US Citizens through the naturalization process. 

Counties served: Chaves, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Hidalgo, Lea, Lincoln, Luna, Otero, Sierra
Detention Facilities Served: Otero County Processing Center (NM), El Paso Processing Center (TX), West Texas Detention Facility (TX)

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, 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: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Non-legal services: Housing referrals, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, 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


Volunteer Coordinator
Imelda Maynard
(575) 527-0500