San Miguel de Allende Inaugurates Bilingual Attention Unit


San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. March 1, 2011 – As part of the social commitment of the State of Guanajuato’s Attorney General and the City Government, the Bilingual Attention Unit was finally inaugurated in the Attorney General of Justice’s D Region to meet the needs of the foreign population living in San Miguel de Allende.


The State of Guanajuato’s Attorney General of Justice, Carlos Zamarripa, stated that foreigners receiving equal treatment in legal and adminstrative matters is a fundamental principle of justice and equity. The new bilingual unit will serve the needs of the foreign community with dedication and a sense of social responsibility.


The municipal president of San Miguel de Allende, Luz María Núñez Flores, celebrated the interdisciplinary work between the Attorney General and the foreign community. San Miguel is a multicultural municipality, home to foreigners from over 70 nationalities. Núñez Flores expressed her gratitude for the launching of the unit, which she says should bring a sense of calm and confidence to the foreign community.



The Bilingual Attention Unit opens its doors to the foreign community, receiving corresponding complaints, granting information, and following up on cases within 24 hours. The office will be made up of: an agent from the Public Ministry, a secretary, administrative personnel, ministerial police and forensic personnel, all highly qualified but above all English speakers, with the goal of meeting the needs of native English speakers.


During the inauguration, the honorary witnesses present were the Consul Edward Kurt Clancy Contreras; Miguel Angel Rangel Zendejas, Sub-Attorney of Justice D Region and personnel from this new corporate body.

For more info, contact:
Communications Office
Dirección de Comunicación Social

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