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You must be out of work through no fault of your own to be eligible for benefits. To receive continued benefits, you must be able, available and actively seeking work in order.
In New Mexico, your claim is based on wages you earned in a 12month period and never based on wages for the last three months prior to filing your claim. You must have wages in two different quarters of that 12month period. There are legal minimums that must be earned during this period, but generally, anyone who works five months will be monetarily eligible.
Have you been discriminated against by a potential or current employer -- as a job applicant or current employee? To best protect your legal rights you should discuss your situation with an employment lawyer. Meet with a local employment attorney sooner rather than later to protect your rights.