| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice (Des Moines Office)

  • Location:
    PO Box 41006
    Suite 101
    Des Moines, IA 50311
  • Phone:
    (515) 255-9809
  • Fax:
    (515) 619-5779
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice is a non-profit organization that provides free or low-cost, high quality legal services to low-income immigrants throughout the state of Iowa.

State served: Iowa

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, Spanish, Nuer, Dinka
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: The mailing address for this organization is: Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice, PO Box 41006, Des Moines, Iowa 50311. Monthly intake clinics are held at 3700 Cottage Grove Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311. This organization serves detained clients on a limited basis.
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