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Equal Justice Works Receives Grant to Launch New Mexico Immigration Corps

January 11, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Claire Shanley, Communications and Marketing Manager
Email: cshanley@equaljusticeworks.org
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EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS RECEIVES GRANT TO LAUNCH NEW MEXICO IMMIGRATION CORPS
 

Partnership will provide critical civil legal aid to immigrant communities throughout New Mexico.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017– Equal Justice Works has received an $800,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Michigan to launch the New Mexico Immigration Corps, a partnership between Equal Justice Works, New Mexico Immigrant Law Center (NMILC), and University of New Mexico School of Law (UNMSOL).

The program will deploy attorneys and paralegals to provide critically needed civil legal aid to immigrant communities throughout New Mexico from September 2016 through August 2020.

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