The Institute provides assistance with Immigration and Citizenship procedures to offer safety, security, and belonging to New Americans in our community.
Each year the Institute assists over 2,000 refugees, asylees, and immigrants with citizenship, lawful permanent residency, replacement of documents, and other immigration-related issues.
The Institute has expanded our citizenship application assistance to respond to increased demand. We’ll help you complete the application and determine if you’re eligible for a fee-waiver.
The Institute’s Citizenship Class prepares students to become United States citizens.
The Institute assists foreign-born trafficking survivors by providing direct, trauma-informed services to adults and children. The Institute also offers training and technical assistance to other agencies.
Children who are detained at the U.S./Mexico border with family or legal guardians in Minnesota are reunited with their families by the Institute.