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Migrant Legal Aid, Inc.

  • Location:
    1104 FULLER AVE NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone:
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (616) 454-7022
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Google Voice (616) 303-1529
  • Appointments accepted:

Migrant Legal Aid, Inc. provides legal services to indigent migrant and seasonal farm workers and their families, regardless of immigration status.

Counties served: Kent

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: T visas, U visas
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Housing, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Farm workers, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services available for migrant farm workers only. This organization can serve clients statewide.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 3
Is organization BIA recognized? No
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: 1

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: American Immigration Lawyers Association, Immigration Advocates Network

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Mary Bennett
(616) 454-5055
Executive Director:
Teresa Hendricks
(616) 454-5055
Last contact date: February 9, 2018
Administrator comments: 11/21/12: tickler 12/6/13: tickler 1/5/15: tickler 4/6/16: tickler Mariza Gamez-Garcia (616) 454-5055 09 Feb 2018: tickler
IAN Members? No
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