The Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (CICW) is housed at the New Mexico State University (NMSU), School of Social Work, in the College of Health and Social Services. NMSU is a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. NMSU’s main campus is located 42 miles from the U.S./Mexico border in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
This land grant university offers a traditional Master of Social Work (MSW) degree and a dual-degree program that also includes a master’s in public health (MSW-MPH) through the College of Health and Social Services at both the main campus in Las Cruces and the Albuquerque Center. The College also serves as home to programs including the Border Epidemiology and Environmental Health Center (BEC); Southern Area Health Education Center (SoAHEC); Southwest Institute for Health Disparities Research (SWIDHR); and the Survey Research and Program Evaluation Center.
The Albuquerque Center serves as the physical home of CICW.