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El CENTRO is a grassroots, Latino immigrant led organization located in Central New Mexico which works with Latino immigrants and allies to defend, enforce, and advance our communities'  collective rights.


Oct 3rd Vigil/Protest Against Deportation and Family Separation


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 Baja el volante




 Take Action During the 2014 Legislature 


 THE TIME IS NOW. Sign the petition in support of driver's licenses for immigrants. STOP wasting time on DLs & focus on the real issues. Send a message to your legislators NOW. 

AHORA ES CUANDO. Firma la petición en apoyo a las licencias. Exige a tus legisladores que dejen de perder tiempo con las licencias y se enfoquen en los verdaderos problemas de Nuevo México. 




NM- Take Action for Immigration Reform





Download our flyers for our October 5th March for Immigration Reform 

Baja los volantes para la Marcha y  Manifestación para una Reforma Migratoria el 5 de Octubre



Keep NM Families Together. Take Action Today and sign our petition for comprehensive immigration reform!

Mantengamos nuestras familias unidas. ¡Toma Acción y firme nuestra petición a favor de una reforma migratoria ahora!

The Drivers' License Fight Continues in NM

See video from the Immigrant Day of Action

Click here for the latest analysis and information on the driver's license debate.

Read our latest newsletter.

Ve el video del Día de Acción del Inmigrante

Infórmate con el análisis más reciente sobre el debate de las licencias para los inmigrantes indocumentados

Lee nuestro último boletín

Deferred Action

Beginning August 15, applicants may mail their requests to specified facilities maintained by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an agency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Immigrants wishing to request deferred action must submit three forms: 


  • Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals;
  • Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization; and
  • Form I-765WS, Form I-765 Worksheet. 

When completing the forms, applicants will want to consult the detailed instructions for both Forms I-821D and I-765 (available here and here). In addition, applicants wanting to be notified by e-mail or text message that their forms have been accepted should also submit Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petitioner Acceptance. As detailed in the instructions, applicants must submit $465 in fees as well as documentation demonstrating that they satisfy the eligibility requirements.

For complete information on the request process, potential applicants should


FAQ sheet about Deferred Action for undocumented youth (updated August 7, 2012)

 Hoja informativa sobre la Accion Diferida para ciertos jovenes indocumentados