Facts

In 2017

RMIAN provided 219 “Know-Your-Rights” presentations to 2,348 adults in immigration detention in Colorado

RMIAN conducted 1,156 individual intakes with detained adults.

RMIAN conducted 35 pro se workshops in the immigration detention center, providing in-depth support to 309 individuals fighting their cases on their own.

RMIAN provided intensive individualized assistance to 444 detained adults.

RMIAN staff attorneys and volunteer attorneys represented 128 new detention cases.

RMIAN Children’s Program directly represented more than 300 children, conducted 413 intakes and consultations, and referred an additional 160 cases to pro bono attorneys.

RMIAN provided 100 community presentations and trainings to more than 4,750 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 2017, 244 volunteer attorneys dedicated approximately 9,760 hours to RMIAN and its clients, worth an estimated $1,952,000 of in-kind support. RMIAN would not be able to accomplish its mission without the ongoing support of its volunteer network.