Asylum

We provide free legal representation to individuals seeking asylum—a form of immigration relief that can lead to citizenship for people fleeing persecution in their home country.

Under normal circumstances, asylum applications must be filed within one year of entering the U.S.

Think you might qualify for asylum?

CALL ATTORNEY PHONE HOURS

We hold free, open attorney phone hours every Friday from 11 am to 1 pm for anyone that has questions regarding immigration.

EVERY FRIDAY

11 am - 1 pm

Call: (505) 247-1023

Asylum Workshop

If you entered the United States within the past 12 months and are afraid to return to your country, you can come to our asylum clinic to receive legal help. This clinic will take place every other Friday at 1:00 pm at 625 Silver Ave SW Suite 410

The clinics for the rest of 2019 will happen on

  • Friday September 6th
  • Friday September 20th
  • Friday October 4th
  • Friday October 18th
  • Friday November 1st
  • Friday November 15th
  • Friday November 29th
  • Friday December 12th

CLIENT STORIES

Mayra* grew up in a household with domestic violence in Mexico, and she yearned to find a safe and loving home. When a neighbor boy started courting her at age 11, she was flattered. At the age of 16, she married him and they had a child together. Mayra’s husband started out as controlling. Over the years he became increasingly physically abusive, but Mayra was terrified to leave.

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Linda is currently being detained in the Cibola County Correctional Facility in Milan, NM, where NMILC attorney Rebekah Wolf is her attorney. Rebekah met Linda at NMILC’s weekly legal orientation program at Cibola, where NMILC staff and volunteers assist asylum seekers from around the world with understanding the complicated U.S. asylum process.

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QUESTIONS?

or Call Us at (505) 247-1023