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Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project

  • Location:
    1600 S. Kingshighway
    Ste. 2N
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Phone:
    (314) 995-6995
  • Fax:
    (314) 735-4359
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project (MICA Project) is a community organization committed to working with low-income immigrants to overcome barriers to justice. The MICA Project utilizes legal services, organizing, advocacy, and education to promote the voice and human dignity of immigrant communities.

Counties served: Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Saint Charles, Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, Warren, Washington
Detention Facilities Served: Tri-County Detention Center (IL), Lincoln County Detention Center (MO), Mississippi County Detention Center (MO), Montgomery County Jail (MO)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
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: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Serves the following counties in IL: Clinton, Calhoun, Jersey, Madison, Marion, Monroe, St. Clair, Bond, and Macoupin.