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RESOURCES FOR UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS

At Augsburg University

Admissions – Eligibility and application process information. Currently, undocumented students applying for admission must select “other” under the citizenship options listed in the online application. However, we are working to provide a DREAMERS option in the near future to provide you with the appropriate financial aid instructions and connect you with the various support services available to you.

Student Financial Services –  Financial aid information, policies, and processes.

Undocumented students website – Information and resources for prospective and current undocumented Augsburg students.

Multicultural Student Services– E-mail mss@augsburg.edu for questions about transition from high school to college, navigating college as an undocumented/DACA student, referrals to on/off campus services, academic advising, personal support,etc.

IN MINNESOTA

Consulate General of Ecuador in Minnesota – Consular services and advocacy for Ecuadorian citizens in Minnesota.

Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota – Comprehensive immigration services, education, and advocacy for low-income immigrants and refugees.

Mexican Consulate in St.Paul – Consular services, referrals, ventanillas de salud y educación, and advocacy for Mexican citizens in the state of Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota and Northern Wisconsin.

MN Office of Higher Education – For MN Dream Act, SELF Loan and other state funds/higher ed questions.

Navigate MN – The largest network of undocumented immigrant young adults in Minnesota; provides education, advocacy, and fellowship opportunities for the immigrant community in Minnesota.

NATIONWIDE

Educators for Fair Consideration -Programs and services that holistically address the needs of undocumented young people through direct support, leadership development, community outreach, and advocacy.

United We Dream – The largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation with a focus on empowering undocumented youth organizing and advocating for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status.

 

For more updates related to DACA visit:

For Legal Resources: 

 

Immigrant Law Center Minnesota

ILCM Main Office

450 North Syndicate Street, Suite 200

St. Paul, MN 55104 St. Paul, MN 55104

(651) 641-1011

Accessible by public transit: Bus lines 16 and 21, and light rail green line.

MondayFriday: 9 am to 5 pm

 

Client line at 1-800-223-1368 during intake hours to schedule an appointment to speak to a legal staff member. We cannot give walk-in or drop-in appointments.

Intake Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 12 pm – 1:30 pm

Thursday: 6 pm – 7:30 pm

 

Clients in Detention:

ILCM operates a detainee assistance phone line on Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Individuals being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, as well as their families, can call 651-641-1011 within those hours to obtain general information about court proceedings, the Minnesota Detention Project, and the services the project provides at a first court hearing. Volunteers operating the phone line are not attorneys, and will not be able to provide any legal advice.

 

National Immigration Law Center

1121 14th Street, NW, Ste. 200

Washington, DC 20005

202 216-0261

202 216-0266 fax

 

Consulado de México en Saint Paul  

Foreign Consulate

797 7th St East

St Paul, MN 55106

Phone:(651) 771-5494

 

NAVIGATE, MN

Emilia Avalos, Executive Director

Emilia@]navigatemn.org

(612) 314-6610

 

Juventino Meza, Justice Research Project Director (Augsburg alum)

Juve@navigatemn.org

612-584-2022

 

NAVIGATE

2525 E Franklin Avenue

Minneapolis MN 55406

 

 

Pro Bono (for free) attorneys/services

Volunteers Lawyers Network                      

(612) 752-6655

600 Nicollet Mall, Ste 390A

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Immigration, Bankruptcy, Employment and Family

 

Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights Refugee and Asylum                    

(612) 341-3302

310 4th Ave S, Ste 1000

Minneapolis, MN 55415

Immigration and Civil Rights

 

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services Volunteer Attorney Program

(651) 228-9823

55 East 5th Street

St. Paul, MN 55101

Immigration, Bankruptcy, Employment and Family

 

Mid-MN Legal Aid

Serves Minnesotans in the 20 counties of central Minnesota, including Hennepin, from offices in Minneapolis, St. Cloud and Willmar.

Any request or question regarding legal assistance is handled by our intake process. Please contact your local office, apply online or call our Minneapolis line at (612) 334-5970.

 

Students have worked with the following attorneys:

The Law Office of Iris Ramos LLC

118 E. 26th St., Suite 210B

Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 871-4477 (Office)

(612) 486-9043 (Fax)

 

Michael Boston

Boston Law Office, P.A.

33 East Wentworth Avenue

Suite 360

West St. Paul, MN 55118

Tel. 651.455.1518

Fax 651.455.1424

Cell 651.592.1670

 

Lucy S. Egberg

Gloria Contreras Edin

546 Rice Street, Suite 200 St. Paul, MN 55103

Main: (651) 771-0019│

Lucy – Cell: (612) 425-6715

Fax: (651) 772-4300

lucy@contrerasedinlaw.com

gloria@contrerasedinlaw.com

www.contrerasedinlaw.com

 

Sandra Feist

Grell Feist PLC

825 Nicollet Mall, Suite 1648

Minneapolis, MN 55402

(612) 354-2682 (office) | (651) 492-8389 (cell) | (612) 354-7230 (fax)

sfeist@grellfeist.com | www.grellfeist.com

 

National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD)

The NCCSD has a list of resources related to immigration and disability, including information for traveling, customs, and immigration detention.  These are being updated regularly, and may be useful to those outside of higher education (with a caution that the web page is only available in English at this time).

 

To access the immigration resources directly, go to: http://www.nccsdonline.org/immigration-news.html