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Arrive Ministries

  • Location:
    1515 E. 66th St
    Richfield, MN 55423
  • Phone:
    (612) 243-2961
  • Fax:
    (612) 798-4314
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

Arrive Ministries is a Department of Justice (DOJ) accredited nonprofit that provides immigration legal services, along with a host of other social services, to refugees and immigrants. Arrive Ministries works in partnership with local churches and other nonprofits to fulfill its mission to serve refugee and immigrant neighbors together.

State served: Minnesota

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Employment services, ESL, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities
Languages spoken: English
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes

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: 1

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: Immigration Advocates Network, World Relief


Volunteer Coordinator

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Christine Phillips
(612) 243-2971
Executive Director:
Michael Bergman
(612) 746-5646
Last contact date: December 18, 2017
Administrator comments: 1/21/13: email update 1/15/14: tickler 7/29/14: updated website 12/11/14: tickler 4/6/16: tickler 18 Dec 2017: tickler 06 Dec 2021: tickler 12 Jan 2022: updated from tickler responses
IAN Members? No
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