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Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project

  • Location:
    1600 S. Kingshighway
    Ste. 2N
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Phone:
    (314) 995-6995
  • Fax:
    (314) 735-4359
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project (MICA Project) is a community organization committed to working with low-income immigrants to overcome barriers to justice. The MICA Project utilizes legal services, organizing, advocacy, and education to promote the voice and human dignity of immigrant communities.

Counties served: Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Saint Charles, Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, Warren, Washington
Detention Facilities Served: Tri-County Detention Center (IL), Lincoln County Detention Center (MO), Mississippi County Detention Center (MO), Montgomery County Jail (MO)

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: English, Italian, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Serves the following counties in IL: Clinton, Calhoun, Jersey, Madison, Marion, Monroe, St. Clair, Bond, and Macoupin.