Santa Fe Dreamers Project
The Santa Fe Dreamers Project is a non-profit organization that provides free legal representation to immigrant youth and their family members, with a focus on economic & community development. Santa Fe Dreamers Project is committed to representing every qualified immigrant who walks through our doors. We make every effort to understand the barriers that normally prevent immigrant families in our community from accessing legal representation and design our services with those barriers in mind. The Dreamers Project has a 100% bilingual staff, including three attorneys, a legal intern, and a legal fellow.
All of our legal services are provided completely free of charge and our funding comes primarily from grants, fellowships, foundations, and individual donations. We have two weekly legal clinics in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, a deportation defense project for Central Americans fleeing violence, and legal services for families experiencing violence. We also have a rural legal services program called Dreams on Wheels bringing legal services in a custom RV to the most remote corners of New Mexico. We also provide weekly attorney office hours at Santa Fe area public schools, mentor high school students interested in careers in law, provide training to non-profit groups about immigration law, and actively participate in partnerships with other groups dedicated to serving New Mexico’s immigrant community.
Year(s) Awarded: 2016
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