September 5, 2017
ANNOUNCEMENT TO END DACA SEVERE BLOW TO NEW MEXICO
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced President Trump's decision to effectively end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program, fulfilling a campaign promise and creating widespread emotional and financial uncertainty across the country. Choosing to end DACA is a senseless policy shift and a severe blow to state like New Mexico. To read more click here to read our statement and learn more about how this will affect our state.
June 6, 2017
SOMOS RELEASES NEW ‘KNOW YOUR RIGHTS’ CARD
Do you want to know what your rights are with ICE and the Police? Do you want to know how you can report ICE activity or civil rights violations? Stop by our office located at 1804 Espinacitas St in Santa Fe and pick up our new Know Your Rights card or call us at (505) 424-7832. Regardless of your immigration status, we all need to know what our rights are, how to exercise them, and how to report civil rights violations. To view our new know your rights card, click here.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE NEW TWO-TIERED DRIVER'S LICENSE LAW
In 2016, New Mexico started issuing two types of drivers’ licenses—a REAL ID license and a non-REAL ID license. Before you renew your license or apply for the first time, be sure to know your rights under the new law. If you have any questions or are having problems and want to make a report, please call our Know-your- rights Hotline at 844-365- NMDL (844-365- 6635) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For Somos’ fact sheet on the new requirements, click here.