National Immigration Legal Services Directory

University of New Mexico School of Law - Community Lawyering Clinic

  • Location:
    1117 Stanford N.E.
    MSC11-6070, 1 University of New Mexico
    Albuquerque, NM 87131
  • Phone:
    (505) 277-5265
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Clinical law students at the University of New Mexico School of Law, under the supervision of full time faculty, have generally taken cases where clients are applying for immigration benefits, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), "U," visas, Work Authorization, and Adjustments of Status. The University of New Mexico Clinical Law Programs have also provided information and advice to members of our community seeking to secure their immigration status.

Counties served: Bernalillo
Detention Facilities Served: Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center (NM)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, 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 at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews)
Other areas of legal assistance: Housing
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, 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
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes