Immigration resources and support

Special letter to campus regarding immigration policy and resources 

Information about our campus position on immigration policy and resources.

Metropolitan State University Employees and Students

If you are concerned about whether a particular behavior or communication is consistent with Minnesota Management and Budget's (MMB) Respectful Workplace Policy you should speak with your supervisor, Human Resources, a Union representative or the Employee Assistance Program. If you believe you are being harassed based on a protected class status, please speak with your supervisor, Human Resources, or contact the EEO and Diversity Office immediately.

Foreign National Employees

You may want to obtain legal advice before traveling outside of the United States.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU-MN) - may provide assistance on legal rights.
Amnesty International 
Immigration Law Center's national website - includes the most comprehensive list of local offices that provide legal assistance
Mitchell Hamline Law School - contact kitty.atkins@mitchellhamline.edu

Students

If you are a student and would like assistance dealing with feelings of stress, fear or other emotions, you are encouraged to speak with Student Counseling Services.

Immigration Resources and Support

Creating Inclusive Campus Climates (Minnesota State)
Student Legal Resources
Immigration Resources

Congressional Contacts

  • Congresswoman McCollum's office: Liz Delatorre or Connie Haddeland, 651-224-9191
  • Senator Klobuchar's office: Adam Schiff or Garrison McCurdy, 612-727-5220
  • Senator Smith's office
  • Congressman Ellison's office: Mitra Jalali Nelson, 612-522-1212

Navigate-MN (for DACA, a Latinx-centered organization)
Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN)
National Immigrant Justice Center
Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC-MN) - posts notices of information and activist events
American Civil Liberties Union - may provide assistance on legal rights)

Sanctuary and Sanctuary Supporting Congregations. The Isaiah Organization:

  • First UCC, Northfield
  • Unity Unitarian, Saint Paul
  • White Bear Universalist Unitarian, White Bear Lake
  • House of Hope Lutheran Church, New Hope
  • Linden Hills UCC, Minneapolis
  • Solomon's Porch, Minneapolis
  • Church of All Nations, Columbia Heights
  • St. Dominic Catholic Church, Northfield
  • Saint Mary's Catholic Church, Worthington
  • Macalester Plymouth United Church, Saint Paul
  • First Universalist Church, Minneapolis
  • University Lutheran Church of Hope, Minneapolis
  • Paz y Esperanza Lutheran Church, Willmar
  • Shir Tikvah Congregation Synagogue, Minneapolis
  • Valley of Peace Lutheran Church, Golden Valley
  • Mayflower UCC, Minneapolis
  • Calvary Lutheran Church, Minneapolis
  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Minneapolis
  • Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Minneapolis
  • St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Minneapolis
  • Church of the Ascension Catholic Community, Minneapolis
  • Twin Cities Friends Meeting (Quakers)