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Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. - Agricultural Worker Project

  • Location:
    55 East 5th St., Suite 1000
    Saint Paul, MN 55101
  • Phone:
    (651) 894-6854
  • Toll-free:
    1-800-652-9733
  • Fax:
    (651) 228-9450
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Phone calls, https://www.facebook.com/AgWProject/
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The Agricultural Worker Project (AWP) of Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) provides civil legal services to agricultural workers throughout Minnesota and North Dakota.  The types of cases AWP handles include: wage theft, workplace health and safety violations, concerns related to employer-provided housing, employment discrimination and retaliation, H-2A contract violations, and T visas for victims of labor trafficking.  It has offices in Moorhead, Minnesota and Saint Paul, Minnesota.

State served: Minnesota

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: T visas, U visas
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Employment, Health, Housing, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: This organization serves clients in North Dakota and Minnesota. Services available for agricultural workers only. Services are subject to LSC funding restrictions.