Facts

In 2016

RMIAN provided 216 “Know-Your-Rights” presentations to 2,051 adults in immigration detention in Colorado

RMIAN conducted 1,080 individual intakes with detained adults.

RMIAN conducted 34 pro se workshops in the immigration detention center, providing in-depth support to 138 individuals fighting their cases on their own.

RMIAN provided intensive individualized assistance to 534 detained adults.

RMIAN staff attorneys and volunteer attorneys represented 72 new detention cases.

RMIAN Children’s Program directly represented 279 children, conducted 1,005 intakes and consultations, and referred an additional 124 cases to pro bono attorneys.

RMIAN provided 63 community presentations and trainings to more than 1,500 community members.

RMIAN provided holistic support to 40 clients through the Social Service Project.

In 2016, RMIAN provided legal services to individuals from the following countries of origin:
Afghanistan, Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China, Colombia, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kenya, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Vietnam

In 2016, volunteer attorneys dedicated approximately 7,280 hours to RMIAN and its clients, worth an estimated $1,092,000 of in-kind support. RMIAN would not be able to accomplish its mission without the ongoing support of its volunteer network.