Fort Lewis College hereby affirms its commitment to an environment that is supportive, welcoming, and respectful of documented and undocumented immigrant students. 

Resouces for immigrant students

Colorado Legal Services

Unless the victim of a crime or domestic abuse, clients must have lawful immigration status to receive assistance from CLS.

Common areas of civil law the CLS Durango office can assist with:

  • Family Law: Domestic Violence issues, temporary or permanent, protection orders, dissolutions, custody and child support.
  • Housing Rights and Homelessness: Public and subsidized housing evictions, foreclosures, landlord/tenant disputes and legal issues of the homeless.
  • Public Benefits Issues: Social Security, welfare, disability benefits, food stamps, child care and unemployment compensation.
  • Consumer Issues: Bankruptcy, debt collection, public utility shutoffs, the Low Income
  • Energy Assistance Program, and other consumer issues.

Phone: 970-247-0266 
835 East 2nd Ave, Suite 300,
Durango CO 81301

FLC El Centro de Muchos Colores

A LatinX Resource Center

Provides information, workshops, and individual attention for documented and undocumented immigrant students.  During the academic year, the El Centro Coordinator is available to explain resources available on and off campus, although the Coordinator is unable to provide legal advice. To the extent permitted by law, confidentiality is guaranteed.

Phone: 970-247-7654
Room 40, Student Union, Fort Lewis College 


Services include: tutoring, graduate school exploration, general financial guidance, holistic and individualized coaching.

Phone: 970-247-7692
3rd floor, Reed Library, Fort Lewis College 

Los CompaƱeros

Los Compañeros: The Four Corners' Immigrant Resource Center

  • Constitutional and workers' rights education
  • Support in accessing interpretative, detention and enforcement procedures, legal help, self-sufficiency, citizenship and immigration issues
  • Tax assistance
  • Volunteer opportunities and collaboration with community groups

Phone: 970-375-9406

The Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network

For adults in immigration detention and for immigrant children who have suffered from abuse, neglect, or violence.

Phone: 303-433-2812
Hotline for detained individuals & family members: (303) 866-9308