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Immigration Legal Services

Our Work

The Advocates provides free legal advice and representation to over 1,000 clients annually, and provides full representation to nearly 200 asylum seekers. The Advocates’ clients come from every region of the globe, seeking protection from persecution on account of race, religion, ethnicity, social group membership, or political opinion. 

Watch the video to learn more about how The Advocates' volunteer attorneys help asylum seekers successfully navigate the U.S. immigration system.


Representation Areas

Each year The Advocates assists over 1,000 asylum seekers, human trafficking survivors, unaccompanied children and detained immigrants in the Upper Midwest. We provide a wide range of services, from consultations to full representation. Learn more about each case type below.


Stay Connected!

To ensure that you receive important updates about asylum policies and tools to respond, register as a volunteer attorney

Join us on the first Friday of each month for our Coffee and Case discussion series, in which we dive more deeply into a topic of interest to our volunteers and clients.


Quick Links for Current Volunteer Attorneys