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Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services - Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Services (Rochester Office)

  • Location:
    2500 Valleyhigh Dr N.W.
    Rochester, MN 55901
  • Phone:
    (507) 289-6199
  • Toll-free:
    1-888-575-2954
  • Fax:
    (507) 289-6199
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS) Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Services provides immigration and citizenship services to low-income clients in southern Minnesota. Cases include naturalization, adjustment of status (family and refugee/asylee), VAWA, U Visa, visa petitions for spouses and minor children, and replacement of lost/stolen/expired immigration documents.

Counties served: Anoka, Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Chisago, Cottonwood, Dakota, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Hennepin, Houston, Isanti, Jackson, Lac Qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Olmsted, Pipestone, Ramsey, Redwood, Rice, Rock, Scott, Sherburne, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, Washington, Watonwan, Winona, Wright, Yellow Medicine

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Elder Law, Family & Juvenile, Housing, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services
Populations served: 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: English, Hmong, Khmer, Laotian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: For services, please call the SMRLS intake hotline at 1-888-575-2954.