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Park Avenue Legal Clinic
Since 1997, Park Avenue Legal Clinic, a joint project of Park Avenue United Methodist Church and the Volunteer Lawyers Network, has been providing free brief advice, service, and referral in civil law matters, including immigration, on a walk-in basis most Thursdays between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. First-come, first-served.
Due to COVID-19, this legal clinic's in-person services are suspended indefinitely. For legal help, contact the Volunteer Lawyers Network intake line on Monday, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm at (612) 752-6677.
|Counties served:||Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Washington|
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, 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|
|Other areas of legal assistance:||Civil Rights, Consumer, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Housing, Public Benefits|
|Non-legal services:||Health services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), 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, Spanish|
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:||Yes|
|Nominal fee charged?||No|
|Other information:||Generally provides only brief services, consultation, and advice. Drop-in appointments available on Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. Works with 20 volunteer attorneys to provide services.|