Archived Press Releases:
2011 September 21st Interfaith Delegation Travels to Santa Fe to Submit Open Letter to Legislators
2011 August 31st Driver’s license re-certification program challenged in court, temporarily halted
2011 August 26th
Somos' reponds to Driver's License Fraud Reports
2011 August 24th
Maldef and ABQ based law firm lauched suit on behalf of Legislators against Gov. Martinez for Driver's License Re-verification Program
2010 April 9
New Report Finds Immigrants a Boon to New Mexico's Economy
Local leaders respond to Immigration Policy Center report on political and economic power of immigrants in the state
2010 March 18
New Mexico Immigrants Prepare to March on Washington for Immigration Reform
2010 Jan 20
Immigrants Lobby at State Legislature for Immigration Reform Memorial
2009 August 17
Northern NM Central Labor Council Passes Pro-immigrant Resolution
2009 June 1
Local Community Leaders Launch Effort to Reform Immigration for America
2009 April 7
Governor Signs Bias-Based Policing Ban
2009 April 6
Governor Signs Wage Theft Law
2009 March 18
Somos Applauds Congressional Hispanic Caucus
2009 Febuary 16
Press Conference and Rally to Announce the Start of Early Voting 1 PM In Front of City Hall
2009 Feb 12
Community Groups Rally at Capitol for Bills that Support Justice for Workers and Families
2009 Feb 7
Somos Primos Campaign Launch
2009 Jan 29
Two Bills Introduced to Improve New Mexico's Criminal Justice System
2008 November 4
Nuestro Voto 2008 — Santa Fe Community Voter Project.
2008 September 23
Former Housekeepers Reach Settlement Agreement with Hilton.
2008 June 13
Former Hilton housekeepers respond to OSHA's investigation finding on dangerous working conditions at the Santa Fe Hilton.
2008 May 1
14 former housekeepers voice how they were victims of retaliation for speaking out about dangerous and unjust working conditions at the Santa Fe Hilton.
2008 April 22
Local groups decry Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials' conference in Santa Fe and denounce government persecution of immigrant families.
2007 November 28
New Mexico Community Groups to attend Presidential Candidates Forum in Des Moines, Iowa.
2007 October 11
Students and advocates in Taos call on New Mexico Senators to pass the DREAM Act.
2007 October 9
Advocates call on New Mexico Senators to pass the DREAM Act.
2007 May 1
Immigrant Workers, Unions, and Businesses Rally to Support Immigration Reform.
2007 February 17
New Mexico Groups Rally Against the REAL ID Act.
2006 May 1
Immigrants' rights group sponsors "Worker's Day Family Picnic" - Immigrant workers and local businesses will participate in nationwide boycott and mobilization in support of immigration reform.
2006 April 9
70 Organizations Unite with Immigrants in Statewide Mobilizations to Support Immigration Reform.
2006 February 21
Immigrants' Rights Groups Respond to Governor's Proposed Driver's License Regulations.
2006 febrero 21
Immigrants' Rights Group Responds to Anti-immigrant Billboard.
2005 August 22
Somos Un Pueblo Unido issues statement regarding Governor Richardson declaring a state of emergency along the New Mexico border with Mexico.
2005 Agosto 22
Somos Un Pueblo Unido reacciona al Comunicado del Gobernador Bill Richardson que declara un estado de emergencia en la frontera de Nuevo México con México.
2005 July 13
On Wednesday, the Santa Fe City Council approved a resolution, sponsored by Councilor David Coss, declaring its opposition to the driver's license application procedures established by the REAL ID Act and calling up on the State Legislature and the Governor to continue providing access to drivers' licenses to all New Mexico residents, regardless of immigration status.
- 2005 March 13
College Access Bill for Immigrant Students Passes in the NM House of Representatives - Bill goes to Governor's Desk for Approval.
2005 February 15
250 Immigrant Students from all Over the State Descend on the Capitol to Support College Access Bill.
2004 October 28
Five Women to File Lawsuit Against Owner of Local McDonaId's Franchise Allege Wrongful Termination and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress.