Learn about Legal Aid’s partnerships that provide legal services for East African immigrants through a generous gift from the Pat and Tom Grossman Family Fund of the Minnesota Community Foundation.

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St. Cloud Office

Healthcare barriers more challenging than ever during the pandemic

Paralegal Abdirahman Hussein is one of the longest-serving ProjectCare navigators in Legal Aid’s St. Cloud office. He is doing his best to help central Minnesotans get healthcare coverage, but in over four years as a MNsure navigator he’s never faced challenges like this. “It’s hard to describe the situation we’re...

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CITIZENSHIP

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Citizenship Day at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (Minneapolis College) was one of MMLA’s last in-person community workshops held before the pandemic. In late January of 2020, Legal Aid staff worked with volunteer attorneys, advocates, and law students to guide eligible immigrants through the citizenship application process with full legal...

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Divorce, custody, and domestic violence cases are emotionally challenging in the best of times. COVID-19 has brought heightened concerns for safety and stable housing, making these family law cases more difficult and sometimes dangerous. Many of our clients face limited options as they try to keep themselves and their children...

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