Department of Civil Rights

Velma J. Korbel, Director

350 S. 5th St., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: (612) 673-3012
Fax: (612) 673-2599
TTY: (612) 673-2157

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Civil Rights U-Visa Program

Please direct all certification requests to the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights. For regular certification requests, please include a cover letter explaining how the victim was helpful.

For expedited requests, please note in bold in the subject line of your cover letter: "Applicant (or derivative applicant) in removal proceedings. Please expedite." Please also include information about the removal proceedings, such as a copy of the notice to appear.

Please note, if this certification would be best signed by another department in the City of Minneapolis, you will be contacted directly regarding your request. 

Mailed Requests

Please address requests to:

Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights

Attn: U-Visa Certification

350 South 5th St., Room 239

Minneapolis, MN 55415

E-Mail Requests

Please send emails to:

[email protected]

BE SURE TO INCLUDE THAT THE PURPOSE OF YOUR EMAIL IS A U-VISA CERTIFICATION IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

Contact 

If you have any questions, please contact Andrew Hawkins at [email protected]apolismn.gov. Please allow 3 business days for a response. 

 

Last updated Jul 18, 2018

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