Cville Sabroso 2015 Photos!!

A gallery of photos from the Sabroso festival showing the beauty of cultures!  The pictures are captioned below.  Again, a big thank you to all participants and spectators.  We couldn’t do it without you!   A girl from the community representing Mexico Centro Cultural Bolivia Tinkuy Grupo Folcklorico from Peru Peru Centro Cultural Peru Centro cultural […]

The U.S. Department of State has announced a special refugee/parole program for minors in El Salvador, Guatemala & Honduras with parents who are lawfully present in the U.S.

  Information about this program can be found on the State Department’s web site.  Access to this program must be initiated by the Qualifying Parent through an existing refugee resettlement agency such as the International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville (IRC).  There is no charge for this service.  Anyone who wishes to initiate the process of filing a […]

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The Women’s Initiative Offers Wellness Consultations in the Sin Barreras Office

Do you feel stressed or sad?  Do you have relationship problems with your family or children? The Women’s Initiative can help. They offer FREE individual consultations with a counselor at the Sin Barreras office twice a month. These sessions are designed to provide immediate assistance and are short term, including: Emotional support Help practice (how to […]

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Important Information for August 2015!!!

Sin Barreras has been receiving numerous telephone calls regarding a rumor that the state of Virginia will begin issuing drivers licenses to all Virginia citizens.  This rumor is FALSE.  We have no knowledge that the Virginia legislature is considering such an idea. The Mexican Consulate will be returning to Charlottesville to renew passports and matriculas consulares from September […]


Important info about DACA from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Fact Sheet July 15, 2015 Important Information for Some DACA Recipients Who Received Three-Year* Work Authorization WASHINGTON—If you are a DACA recipient who received a three-year Employment Authorization Document (EAD) after February 16, 2015, it was likely mistakenly issued and must be returned. Approximately 2,100 DACA recipients were issued three-year Employment Authorization Documents, rather than […]


Get involved! Volunteer!

Volunteer Position Sin Barreras/ Without Barriers is looking for a bilingual (Spanish/English) volunteer to help staff the office on weekdays.  Times are open to negotiation right now, but we would like 4 hours on a consistent weekday.  The primary task is connecting people to resources in the community, and computer skills are necessary to access […]