Presenting Rose Chavarria, she has been part of Catholic Charities staff since 2016. Rose comes to CCSNM with more than 20 years of experience in both Legal Assistance and management. She graduated with an Associate degree in Applied Science from DACC.
She is our Office Manager and Paralegal who brings dynamic and proactivity to the office and is passionate about what she does. Rose’s role as office manager is very important she makes sure that our office is well functioned and follows office operations and procedures, as well as assist our DOJ Representative in immigration cases.
Kimberly Soltero, our newest staff member of Catholic Charities was born in California, raised here in our beautiful city of Las Cruces, NM. She is a NMSU student working for her bachelors in Social Work and will be graduating this coming May 2023.
Her role here in our office is very important, for she is our Social Work Intern, who will work closely with the community organizer in various projects involving the empowerment of the immigrant community. She also promotes immigration integration and builds capacity for immigrant leading to create positive social change.
Elizabeth A. Balizan
Valerie Luera is one of our paralegals here at Catholic Charities of Southern New Mexico in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
She brings more than 4 years of experience to Catholic Charities as a domestic violence advocate/case manager in trauma-informed advocacy.
Valeria is native to the borderland in which she attended Canutillo High School. She proceeded to receive a post-secondary education at the University of Phoenix in Phoenix, Arizona. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services with a concentration in Family and Children Services.
Nancy Hernandez has been with Catholic Charities since May of 2021 as a receptionist/secretary. She is bilingual and works closely with our Accredited Representative Cecilia Najera in the Roswell Office.
Nancy’s daily duties consist of scheduling appointments and working closely with clients to ensure documents are in order.
Nancy grew up in Roswell and volunteered at the Roswell Independent School District for numerous years.
Cecilia Najera comes to Catholic Charities with many years of experience in the immigration field. She has been with the Roswell branch since its opening on April 1, 2019.
She is an Accredited Representative responsible for family petitions, consular processing, renewals, waivers, and naturalization cases.