Have you seen our billboard on I-10?

Thanks to a donation from Louie Salazar and Clear Channel, Las Americas was able to promote the 2001 Border Heroes Awards dinner on a highway billboard. The billboard is on I-10 West near Bassett Place.

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Las Americas column on Somos Frontera

Columna Invitada / Louie Gilot Louie Gillot Posted: 09/10/2011 09:39:34 AM MDT Esperanza e incertidumbreEl Presidente Barack Obama hizo un emotivo discurso en el parque de El Chamizal en mayo pasado para hablar del tema de migración. Pero para mí, las verdaderas noticias sobre el tema se dieron el 18 de agosto, cuando la secretaria de […]

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Las Americas backs change in immigration policy

Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center in El Paso assists about 1,000 people with immigration cases a year, said Executive Director Louie Gilot. She said the policy change was a positive move by the Obama administration. “There is nothing more heartbreaking than to see families torn apart by the deportation of one of the parents, especially […]

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Las Americas has a new Managing Attorney

Press Advisory NEW MANAGING ATTORNEY AT LAS AMERICAS El Paso, TX – Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center, a 24-year-old homegrown non-profit committed to providing low-cost legal assistance to immigrants and refugees, welcomes Jessica Anna Cabot as its new Managing Attorney. Ms. Cabot was previously the Legal Services Coordinator at Asylum Access, a non-profit helping Congolese […]

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Las Americas’ letter in the New York Times Mag

Reply All | Letters Life on the Line Published: August 12, 2011 Andrew Rice did a wonderful job in “Life on the Line” describing the misunderstood binational bubble that is El Paso, Tex., and Juárez, Mexico. His picture is incomplete, however. Virtually every one of the sources he quoted was someone who had more than […]

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Las Americas receives Texas Bar Foundation grant

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PHOTOS” Amigos de Emilio press conference

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Press conference at Las Americas Tuesday: Amigos de Emilio

**Press advisory** May 2, 2011 Contact: Louie Gilot, (915) 544-5126, louiegilot@las-americas.org What: Press conference Where: Las Americas, 1500 E Yandell, El Paso When: 1:30 pm, Tuesday, May 3, 2011 “AMIGOS DE EMILIO” MAKE NOISE ABOUT MEXICO VIOLENCE The newly-formed coalition plan massive meeting El Paso, Texas – Community members in Mesilla, N.M., and friends in […]

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Las Americas closed for Good Friday

Las Americas will be closed Friday, April 22nd for Good Friday.

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PHOTOS: 2011 Celebrity Waiter Spaghetti Dinner

Las Americas’ 12th Annual Celebrity Waiter Spaghetti Dinner was a success Thursday, April 7th, with an estimated 250 to 300 people gathered at St Pius to support our organization. The waiters this year were: (Adrienne Alvarez and Maria Garcia were co-winner of the waiters’ tips contest this year!) Adrienne Alvarez, Local 4 News Anchor Andy […]

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