Volunteer Guide

International Institute of Minnesota

  • Location:
    1694 Como Ave
    St. Paul, MN 55108
  • Phone:
    651-647-0191, press 2
  • Fax:
    (651) 647-9268
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

The International Institute of Minnesota offers a wide variety of immigration and refugee resettlement services and programs to ease transition to a new country.

Counties served: Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Washington

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Employment services, ESL, Language services, Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrinya, Karen
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Also assists with applications for CAM (Central American Minors Program). This organization can serve clients statewide.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 1
Is organization BIA recognized? Yes
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 2
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 0

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), New Americans Campaign, Greater Twin Cities United Way


Volunteer Coordinator
Faith Loggers-Jamnik
(651) 647-0191 Ext. 324