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Building Community Partnerships

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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Caught in Immigration Chaos: Miguel’s Story

Miguel*, a student at Wellstone International High School, had been a Legal Aid client for two years when he was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). His recent approval for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) triggered the detention. Legal Aid’s Immigration unit worked quickly, filing a motion to re-open...

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Raids on Encampments Spawn Class Action Lawsuit

Public parks were the best housing option for many unhoused people in the Twin Cities in 2020. Even when space in public shelters was available — which was rare — they were a hazardous option in a pandemic. More than 300 of the 3000+ unhoused people in the Twin Cities...

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