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Legal Services
The Advocates for Human Rights provides a variety of free legal services for people who cannot afford to hire an attorney.
Services for Asylum Seekers: The Advocates recruits and trains volunteer attorneys, paralegals, and law students to provide free legal representation to individuals who have fled religious, ethnic, political, gender-based and other forms of persecution in their countries of origin.
Consultations for Detained Immigrants: Through the Minnesota Detention Project, The Advocates provides consultations and representation to immigration detainees at their initial appearances in Immigration Court. 
Walk-in Legal Clinics: The Advocates provides brief legal advice clinics to low income individuals.
For Volunteers:
Volunteer involvement is at the core of The Advocates' mission. The Advocates seeks volunteer attorneys, interpreters, and medical professionals to provide a variety of legal and medical services.
Becoming a VolunteerThe Advocates has an ongoing need for volunteer attorneys and interpreters.
Minnesota Asylum Network: The Advocates recruits and trains volunteer medical and mental health professionals to provide expert assessments and testimony in support of asylum seekers.
Asylum Manual: An overview of asylum law and procedure.
Pro Bono Net: Provides additional practice guides, sample documents, and other resources for representing asylum seekers.
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