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TX attorney creates national organization providing free legal advice to Mexican nationals living in U.S.

TX attorney creates national organization providing free legal advice to Mexican nationals living in U.S.

By Steve Taylor
Rio Grande Guardian

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NUEVO PROGRESO, TX - An attorney and bail bonds company owner in Edinburg has started a national organization to provide free legal advice to Mexican nationals living in the United States.

Fred Regalado has helped immigrants in South Texas over the years through his 4 Aces Bail Bonds firm and his legal practice. Now, he is taking it to another level.

Regalado has joined forces with the Asociación Nacional Pro Defensa de los Derechos Humanos in México and will serve as presidente de Derechos Humanos en Estados Unidas de Norteamérica.

“We have set up a free hotline number, 877-666-0909, where Mexican nationals in the U.S. can get free legal advice, whether it is immigration, workforce discrimination, detention, divorce, the whole gamut,” Regalado said.

“What we have found, over the years, is that many people do not know their rights, their human rights. We say ‘no’ to illegal detention of the undocumented, ‘no’ to discrimination, ‘no’ to abuse, ‘no’ to physical or psychological torture. In the United States you are innocent until proven guilty.”

Regalado said he is already advertising the free hotline number in Spanish language newspapers in Houston. He plans to expand…

(Featured Photo: Pictured at the Asociación Nacional Pro Defensa de los Derechos Humanos office in Nuevo Progreso are Fortino López Balcazar, Fred Regalado, Dinora Del Carmen Ceivera López and David Díaz Castañeda.)

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