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Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis Volunteer Immigration Law Project

  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    Dana Boraas
    612.746.3730
  • Organization Type: Nonprofit legal services provider

The Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis Volunteer Immigration Law Project is a joint project of the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota and the Minneapolis Legal Aid Society funded by the Minneapolis Foundation and the Minnesota Office of Refugee Resettlement. The HCIP serves residents of Hennepin County who qualify for its services based on their income. The HCIP assists persons with family reunification, adjustment of status, citizenship, representation in deportation proceedings, asylum, employment authorization document applications, temporary protected status and deferred enforced departure, and abused spouse and children petitions.

The Immigration Law Project (ILP) is a project of the Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis and is funded in part by grants from the Minnesota Department of Human Services Refugee Resettlement Programs Office, the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, The U.S. Department of Justice Violence Against Women Office and The Bremer Foundation. The ILP Serves Residents of Hennepin and Anoka Counties who qualify. The ILP assists persons with adjustment of status, citizenship, employment authorization, temporary protected status, visas for victims of abuse or crime, and family reunification.

  • Counties of Volunteer Opportunity: Anoka, Hennepin
  • Area of law: Employment, Family & Juvenile, Immigration & Naturalization
  • Populations Served: Asylum Seekers, Domestic Violence Victims, Immigrants, Low Income, Immigrants who qualify based on income.
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers, Mentors
  • Need for non-English services: Hmong, Oromo, Somali, Spanish
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Does the organization provide malpractice insurance for volunteers? No
  • Training Provided: No
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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Neil Steinkamp

Rebecca Berlow, a corporate attorney, has worked as a volunteer with The Legal Aid Society's Immigration Unit Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ("DACA") clinics and has assisted the Society with disaster relief efforts, greatly improving their Access to Benefits hotline by developing a new intake system. Learn more

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