Volunteer Guide


  • Location:
    2233 University Ave W
    Suite 150
    St. Paul, MN 55114
  • Phone:
    (612) 343-9842
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (612) 343-0786
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Standpoint's immigration program launched in 2002. The objectives of this program include: Outreach to immigrant communities and education about immigrant rights and services available; System’s change promoting laws, regulations and practices that most benefit immigrants victims of domestic and sexual violence; Direct services helping victims/survivors to access immigration relief available in the law, including providing support and representation to victims seeking U and T Visas, Removal of the Condition of Residency, Legal Permanent Residency, Violence Against Women Act Self-Petition and Citizenship, among other petitions.

State served: Minnesota

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Employment authorization, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Family & Juvenile
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: English, Laotian, Somali, Spanish, Thai, All languages through interpreter phone line
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: General services are available to victims of domestic and sexual violence. We assist with legal advice and potential representation with affirmative applications for immigrant victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 5
Is organization BIA recognized? Yes
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 0

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: American Immigration Lawyers Association, Asista, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), Freedom Network, Immigration Advocates Network