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V. Language Access

V. Language Access:

A. Websites & Documents:

Includes a number of helpful resources, including the Bench Card Language Interpreters in New Mexico Courts (July 1, 2015) [pdf] 4 pages

  • New Mexico Center for Language Access: Judges Portal [website] - This Judges portal contains Supreme Court Rules, video content, guidelines and other resources related to Language Access Services in our state courts. The content has been divided into sections: Fundamentals, Tips for Interpreted Proceedings, The Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Non-English Speaking Jurors and Prospective Jurors, and Native Americans in our Courts.

 2: Video:

  •  NM Language Access [12:17] – NM Language Access Services overview and resources.

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DV-Immigration Resources Sections/Pages:

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II. New Mexico Specific Resources - This section/page provides New Mexico specific Guides and a video clip from the in-person conference discussing New Mexico Diversity.

III. Access to Justice/Procedural Fairness - This section/page provides resources pertaining to access to justice and procedural fairness.

IV. Cultural responsiveness - This section/page provides resources pertaining to Cultural responsiveness.

V. Language Access - This section/page provides resources pertaining to language access.

VI. DV-Immigration Dynamics: Abuse, Power & Control - This section/page provides resources pertaining to the dynamic intersection of DV-Immigration cases including information regarding abuse, power & control.

VII. Immigration Status & Myths - This section/page provides resources pertaining to Immigration status & myths regarding jurisdiction and custody.

VIII. Overview of Immigrant Protections & ReliefThis section/page provides resources pertaining to immigration protections, relief, and remedies

IX. Public Benefits - This section/page provides resources pertaining to public benefits available to immigrant DV victims.

X. State Court Actions: U-Visas & T-Visas - This section/page focuses on two types of immigrant protection and relief: U-Visa & T-Visas certification.

XI. State Court Actions: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status - This section/page focuses on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS).

XII.  Civil Protection Orders - This section/page provides information on drafting jurisdictionally sound Protection orders.

XIII. Additional Information: Websites & Documents - This section/page provides links to DV-Immigration websites and additional documents.

This project was supported by Justice for Families Grant No. 2015-FJ-AX-0013 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, US Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this program are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.