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Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid - Immigration Law Project

  • Location:
    430 1st Ave N.
    Suite 300
    Minneapolis, MN 55401
  • Phone:
    (612) 332-1441
  • TTY:
    (612) 332-4668
  • Fax:
    (612) 334-5755
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid's Immigration Law Project provides direct legal services to address the critical needs of eligible immigrant clients.

Counties served: Anoka, Hennepin
Detention Facilities Served: Carver County Jail (MN), Freeborn County Adult Detention Center (MN), Ramsey County Adult Detention Center (MN), Sherburne County Facility (MN)

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), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Health, Homeless, Housing, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Housing referrals, 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, 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: Amharic, English, Hmong, Oromo, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No